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- (continued from previous page)brought from Westminster Abbey two hundred years ago. Behind the door there is a stone on which a head and face was cut out of a rock, it was found somewhere in the churchyard.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Leap castle is situated about half way between Roscea and Kinnity and it is about five miles south of Birr. It was formerly owned by O'Carroll of Ely, by whom it was built. It was the seat of Mr. Darby until nineteen eighteen when it was ruthlessly burned to the ground by the "Shin Féiners". It appears that a member of the Darby family(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.