BROWSE
townland
Droim Dhristin
genitive: Dhroim Dhristin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumristin
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Explanatory note

  • English

    ridge of (the) briar, bramble

Centrepoint

54.1383, -8.00828latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌdromˈriskən
Áit.
ˌdromˈriʃkən
Áit.
ˌdroˈmiʃkɪn
x2
Áit.
ˌdroˈmiʃɪn
Áit.
1655
Deretristen
DS
1660c
Dereidristaine
BSD Leathanach: 68
1668
Derrydrestan
ASE Leathanach: 177:01
1685
Deretreston
Hib. Del.
1731
Dromensten als Dromdestin
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1817
Drumbristen
Larkin
1834?
Drumdristian
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/9) 149
1836
Drumristen
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Drumristen
BS:AL
1836
Drumdristin
S&V:AL
1836
Drumbristeen
CM:AL
1836
Druim 'reistin:
'little Richard's ridge'
OD:AL
1836
Drumristin
OD:AL
1836
Nóta
1836
Nóta
1836
"Pinkman Druim-Roistín = Little Richard’s ridge or hill. This townland is on the east coast of Lough Allen, along by the Yellow River. "
Nóta
1836
Féach Drumgristin/Druim Dhristin (Mu)
Nóta

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