All Lewis entries for Rossinan


More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Kilkenny


ROSINAN, a parish, in the barony of KNOCKTOPHER, county of KILKENNY, and province of LEINSTER, 5 miles (N. N. W.) from Waterford, on the road to Kilkenny ; containing 1130 inhabitants, and comprising 5105- statute acres. It is in the diocese of Ossory ; the rectory is appropriate to the vicars choral of the cathedral of St. Canice, Kilkenny, and the vicarage forms part of the union of Kilbeacon, The tithes amount to £207, of which £138 is payable to the vicars choral, and the remainder to the vicar, In the R. C. divisions it forms part of the union or district of Kilmacow.

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