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Roghan, Derrynoose, Armagh

Roghan, Derrynoose, Armagh

Posted: 21 Nov 2012 4:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Grier
Hello,
I found a reference that says my relation is from the townland Roghan in the parish of Derrynoose in County Armagh. I'm having trouble finding Roghan - does it still exist? Sure appreciate any insights about the area.
Thx, Mary Ann

Re: Roghan, Derrynoose, Armagh

Posted: 25 Nov 2012 7:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
The townland you are looking for appears in Griffiths Valuation as Roughan. In 1864 Griffiths has 30 households listed there. Roughan is 292 acres in size and is about 4 miles south of Armagh City on the A29 Keady Rd, and begins at the intersection with the Ballyards Rd.

You can see both a contemporaneous and modern map of the townland on the Griffiths site.
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