civil parishtownland
Droim Sealann
genitive: Dhroim Sealann
validated name
(Irish)
Drumshallon
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Hierarchy

county

barony

civil parish

Centrepoint

53.7889, -6.34854latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1300c
Drumsalan
Dowd. D Leathanach: 18
1301
Dromsalath
Plea Roll 1301 (Lú) Leathanach: 54:158
1332
Drumsalan
Dowd. D Leathanach: 113
1343
Drumsalan
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 204
1370c
Drumsalan
Reg. Swete. Leathanach: 248
1383
Dromsalan
Dowd. D Leathanach: 134
1431
Drumsalan
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 134
1431c
Dromsallan
Reg. Swayne Leathanach: 135
1465
Dromsallan
Dowd. D Leathanach: 460
1471
Drumsallane
Dowd. D Leathanach: 476
1504
Drumsallan
Alen's Reg. Leathanach: 257,258
1655
Dromshallonn; Dromshalon
DS
1658
Drumshallon
Inq. LP Leathanach: 24
1659
Drumshallon
Cen. Leathanach: 469
1660c
Drumshallon
BSD Leathanach: 213
1664
Dromshallon
HMR (Lú) Leathanach: 6:183
1685
Drumshallon
Hib. Del.
1740c
Drumshallon
Corn Cen. Leathanach: 259
1777
Dromshallen
TS
1777
Dromshallon
T&S Leathanach: 3
1836
Drumshallon
AL
1836
druim sealbhain
ON:AL
1836
from seailbhain, a flock or herd
ON:AL
1836
Drumshallon Parish
AL
1836
Paraiste dhruim seallan
OK & OC:AL
1836
druim sealan
OK & OC:AL
1836
druim sithealan (strainer; not -ain)
OK & OC:AL
1836
druim sealláin, Sellan's ridge or long hill
OD:AL
1836
Druim Seath'llan (pron. Sealan)
LSO (Lú) Leathanach: 95

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