townland
Droim Gamhan
genitive: Dhroim Gamhan
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumgowan
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English calf

Centrepoint

54.6347, -8.09876latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1608
Dromgawnagh
Survey Ulst. Leathanach: 183
1654
Drumgownogh
CS III Leathanach: 60
1654
Drumgownogh
CS III Leathanach: 63
1801
Drimgawan
McCrea DG
1835
Drimgowan
BS:AL
1835
Drimgowna
Cavendish, Wm:AL (DG)
1835
Drimgowan
Hamilton, Alex Esq.:AL (DG)
1835
Druimgamhain
O'Boyle, Patrick:AL (DG)
1835
Druim gamhan 'Ridge of the calves' (gobhann scriosta)
OD:AL
1835
Drim gobhan
Ogilby, Mr:AL (DG)
1835
Drimgowan
Welsh, Mr, Rev.:AL (DG)

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