townland
Drom Braon
genitive: Dhrom Braon
(Irish)
Drombrane
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

51.9957, -9.89489 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1613
Drombruene
CPR Leathanach: 242b
1641
Drombreane
Inq. Imleabhar: II, Leathanach: 112
1655
Drumbreane
DS Leathanach: 11
1660c.
Drumbrean
BSD Leathanach: 79, 11
1668
Drumbrean
ASE Leathanach: 180, Alt: 32
1669
Drombrean
ASE Imleabhar: 208, Uimhir: 41
1685
Drumbreuy
Hib. Del.
1775
Drumbrean
CGn. Imleabhar: 307, Leathanach: 352, Uimhir: 204432
1788
Droumbrean
CGn. Imleabhar: 398, Leathanach: 367, Uimhir: 261380
1827
Droumbrean
TAB Leathanach: 2
1841
Droumbrain
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Droumbrain
Carmody, Rev. T.:AL (Ci) Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Droumbrean
Voter Reg.:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Droumbrean
Newton, F.:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
breane
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Drumbreane
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Drom braén, 'ridge or long hill of the drops'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Drom braén
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1841
Drombrane
"Not 'bréan'." [Nóta OD]
OD (corr.):AL Leathanach: Ci051,13
1956
Drom Braein
.i. Drom na Fliche nó Drom na Fearthainne
Uí Ráthach Leathanach: 59
1968
ˌdroumˈbreːn
Drom Braon Áit.
Áit.

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