We're here to help you discover more about where your Roscommon ancestor came from.
Scroll down for a QUICK FIND list of Roscommon towns and villages with direct links to their civil parish.
RECONNECT: add your Ancestor to our Roscommon Ancestors roll-call
GET HELP: Post a Query to the ROSCOMMON MESSAGE BOARD to discover more
FIND MY PARISH FAQs
FAQ#1: All I have on record is "Roscommon"...
If your ancestor was from County Roscommon (and that's all you know)
Ask our local volunteers on the Roscommon Message Board to discover more.
add your Ancestor to our County Roscommon Ancestors roll-call
You can always EDIT your Ancestor Chronicle later (to LINK them to their Parish of origin when you learn more).
NOTE: In 1898 the boundaries of Counties Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo (and others) changed for some townlands and parishes. If your ancestor emigrated before that date, their records may be logged in a neighboring county today.
FAQ#2: Which Parish?
To find the civil parish for a TOWN, VILLAGE or population centre in Co. Roscommon, just click the link...
Arigna > Kilronan civil parish
Ballinlough > Kiltullagh civil parish
Ballinameen > Kilcolagh civil parish
Ballydangan > Moore civil parish
Ballyfarnon aka Ballyfarnan > Kilronan civil parish
Ballyforan > Taghboy civil parish
Ballygarden > Kilglass civil parish
Ballymacurly > Cloonygormican
Ballymurray ELPHIN > Elphin civil parish
Ballymurray ROSCOMMON > Kilmeane civil parish
Battle Bridge > Tumna civil parish
Bellanagare > Kilcorkey civil parish
Bellanamullia > St Peter's civil parish
Bellaugh > St Peter's civil parish
Brideswell > Cam civil parish
Callow > Kilnamanagh civil parish
Carrigeenroe > Boyle civil parish
Carracastle > Kilbeagh
Castlerea > Kilkeevin civil parish
Cloonfad > Kiltullagh civil parish
Cootehall > Tumna civil parish
Dysart > Taghboy civil parish
Four Mile House
Hillstreet > Aughrim civil parish
Keadew > Kilronan civil parish
Lough Allen > Kilronan civil parish
Lurgan > Kilcolagh civil parish
Old Town > Moore civil parish
Roosky > Termonbarry civil parish
Runnaroddan > Kilnamanagh civil parish
Scramoge > Bumlin civil parish
Thomas Street aka Carrownadurly > Taghboy civil parish
Trien > Kilkeevin
Tulsk > Ogulla
Strokestown > Bumlin civil parish
Whitehall > Termonbarry civil parish
FAQ#3: Which Parish for a townland or other placename?
FASTEST: Google "civil parish" along with your placename. (No result? The spelling has been modernised. Ask for help on our MESSAGE BOARD)
MORE OPTIONS: Search the Placenames Database of Ireland (under ARCHIVE they list all the old spelling variations).
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Co. Roscommon, Ireland