Ros Láir
genitive: Ros Láir
(Irish)
Rosslare
(English)

Glossary

English (wooded) height; wood; promontory

Hierarchy

county

barony

Centrepoint

52.277, -6.39534latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1100c
Rois Lairi i Fothartaib, cath ?
Onom. Goed.
1246
Rosclar (Part. of Leinster)
Hore Imleabhar: V, Leathanach: 38
1272
Rosclar
CDI
1324
Rosclare
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 67
1325
Manor of Rosclare
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 68
1379
Rossclare
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 70
1470
Rosclare
CPL XII 769-774
CPL
1540–1
Manerium de Rostlare
Crown Surv. Imleabhar: 15
1551c
Rosslare (Thomas Eyston)
F Alt: 873
1571
Roslare (John Cormucke)
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 84
1571
Roslare (Pat. Keting fitz Hohne, David fortycrue)
Forth Bar. Leathanach: 84
1592
Rosclare (Rob. Joyce fitz Adam)
F Alt: 5735
1615
Mockeris or Moykeries island within the harbour of Wexford, near Rosclare
CPR Leathanach: 283b
1617
de grange de Roslare
Inq. Lag. Alt: 19 J I
1620c
Roslare
Inq. Lag. Alt: 34 JI
1624
Maner’ de Rosslare
Inq. Lag. Alt: 48 J I
1625
maner’ de Rosclare...vil. de Rosclare (Rowland Scurlocke)
Inq. Lag. Alt: 3 C I
1639–40
Roslare (Hay)
Hore Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 232
1641c
Churchtown of Rosclare (Nich. Synnott)
Wexford Rebel List 1641 Leathanach: 38
1655–7
Roslahir
DS
1659
Roslare
Cen. Leathanach: 535
1660
Commons of Roslahir
BSD (LG) Imleabhar: (CS), Leathanach: 93 (307)
1680
Roslare (In R. peece, a Church dedicated to the B.V. Mother; the Bells and ornaments plundered.....A Chap. ded to St. Breagh, where latelies miraculous accidents happened, God demonstrating his Indignation with Signal Severity against the contemners and scoffers of his beatified servants...)
Descr. Forth Leathanach: 68
1816
Roslare
Gill (Wexford)
1840
Ros láir, 'middle wood'
OD:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 1
1840
Ros-laar
pron.:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 1
1840
Roslare
BS:AL Imleabhar: I, Leathanach: 1
1840
Roslare
CM:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 1
1840
Roslare
Gill Map:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 1
1840
Roslare
GJP:AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 1
1840
Rosslare
Elrington, C. R., Rev.:AL (LG)
1840
Rosslare
Freeholders:AL (LG) Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach: 1
1840
Rosslare
OD (corr.):AL Imleabhar: 1, Leathanach (AL): 1
1840
Rosslare
Rowe, W.:AL (LG) Ros Láir

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