townland
Baile Dhromainn
genitive: Bhaile Dhromainn
validated name
(Irish)
Baldrumman
(English)

Glossary

English townland, town, homestead
English ridge

Centrepoint

53.5369, -6.21327 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1476-84
Baldromyn
COD Imleabhar: III, Leathanach: 222
1547
Baldromyn
F Alt: 70
1547
Ballydrommon
HSP Leathanach: 35
1654
Baldrum
CS VII Imleabhar: VII, Leathanach: 58
1654
Balldrumin
CS VII Imleabhar: VII, Leathanach: 57
1654
Balromym
Cen. Leathanach: 386
1657
Balldrumin
DS
1664
Balldrume
HMR (BÁC) Leathanach: 402
1670c
Balldromen
BSD (BÁC) Leathanach: 86
1821
Baldrummin
Duncan
1836
baile dromann, town of the ridges or long hills
OD:AL
1836
Baldrummond
BS:AL

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