townland
Doire Bhroc
genitive: Dhoire Bhroc
(Irish)
Derrybrock
(English)

Glossary

English (oak-)wood, grove, thicket

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    (oak-)wood of (the) badgers

    Tá an séimhiú ar thúschonsan an cháilitheora le tabhairt faoi deara.

Centrepoint

53.0428, -7.08815latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1549
Dirrewrocke
Carrigan MS Imleabhar: 46, Leathanach: 66
1551
Downbroke
F Leathanach: 674
1551
Dirrewruke
F Leathanach: 683
1551
Derrewreke
F Leathanach: 724
1557c
Dirrybrocke
P.R.O.L. Leathanach: 62/1
1563
Derybroke
F Leathanach: 493
1563c
Derribrock
Cotton Map
1567
Dyrrbroke
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 1 Eliz.
1569
Direbrocke
Patrick m'Moriertagh M'Aboye
F Leathanach: 1280
1578
Berybroke
F Leathanach: 3393
1593
Beribroke
Alexander Cosbie
F Leathanach: 5827
1596
Dirrybrock
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 5 Eliz.
1608
Derribrocke
CPR Leathanach: 123
1631
Derrybrock
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 12 C I
1636
Derrybrock
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 36 C I
1636
Derrybrook
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 36 C I
1638
Derrybrock
Inq. Lag. Leathanach: 29 C I
1642
Derrybrock
Dep. 1641
1652/3
the Castle of Drybrook
sic
Dep. 1641
1660c
Derrebrock
BSD (La) Leathanach: 106
1730
Derrybrock
CGn. Leathanach: 63.459.44395
1783
Derrybrock Br.
Taylor (Cill Dara)
1838
Derrybrook
[scriosta]
OC:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derrybrook
Cahill Co. Map:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derebrock
Archdall:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Dirrybrock
Inq. Eliz. I:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derrybrock
Inq. C I:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Doire broc, 'oak wood of the badgers'
OD:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derrybrock
OD:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derry Brook
BS:AL Leathanach: La044,6
1838
Derry Brock
HCons PR:AL  Leathanach: La044,6
1901
Derrybrook
Carey (1901)
2004
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