All Lewis entries for Roscomroe


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


ROSCOMROE, a parish, in the barony of BALLYBRITT, KING'S county, and province of LEINSTER, 6 miles (S. E. by E.) from Parsonstown, on the road from Roscrea to Tullamore ; containing 1287 inhabitants. It is situated on the confines of the Queen's county, and is bounded on the east by the Slieve Bloom mountains. It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Killaloe, forming part of the union of Kinnitty : the rectory is impropriate in the representatives of the late J. Curtis, Esq. The tithes amount to £88. 12. 3-., of which £33. 4. 7-. is payable to the impropriators, and the remainder to the vicar : the glebe comprises 20 acres, In the R. C. divisions also it is part of the union or district of Kinnitty.

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