townland
Droim Chromáin
genitive: Dhroim Chromáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumcromaun
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

53.9986, -7.97318latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
"Drumcroman: p: Kiltoghert b: Leitrim P: Oughteragh b: Carrigallen "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Druim-Chromáin = Croman’s ridge. Cromán, diminutive of crom, means, literally, a little bent man. The name occurs in the Mac Rannall pedigree. "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory Rath. On top of a drumlin (82). "
Nóta
1721
Drumcromane
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1960 Leathanach: 229
1760
?Drumcoman
(nó p:Kiloghert)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 508
1769
?Drumcroman
(nó p:Kiloghert)
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 515
1775
Drumcroman
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 521
1776
Drumcrommon
Uachtanna, Féach Breifne 1965 Leathanach: 522
1833
Drumcrumane
TAB Leathanach: 51, Nóta: (61:16/11) innéacs
1836
Drumcrummawn
BS:AL
1836
Drumcumaun
CM:AL
1836
Drumcrummaun
Buck:AL
1836
Drumcrummane
S&V:AL
1836
Druim [.]rumman
'the bow tree back'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Druim Chromáin
'Croman's ridge,' 'Dorsum Cromain'
OD:AL
1836
Drumcromaun
OD:AL
1836
Drumcromaun
"There is a Danish fort situated amongst farmhouses 7 chains south of the centre of the north boundary."
Desc. Rem.:AL

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