townland
Droim Baolláin
genitive: Dhroim Baolláin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumboylan
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge

Centrepoint

54.0101, -8.0924 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

1611
Dromboylen
CPR Leathanach: 214b
1660c
Drumboylin
{Willm. Mulloy]
BSD Leathanach: 338
1666
Dromboylan
Dromboylan Boyle 08/08/1666 64
ASE Leathanach: 64
1817
Drumboylan
Edgeworth & Griffith
1837
Drimboyland
BS:AL Leathanach: RC086,27
1837
Drumboylan
CM:AL Leathanach: RC086,27
1837
Druim Buíghealláin, 'Boylan's ridge'
OD:AL Leathanach: RC086,27
1837
Druim Boylan
pl:AL Leathanach: RC086,27
1837
Drumboylan
OD:AL Leathanach: RC086,27
1837
[Drumboylan]
"Soil stiff, wet, cold, white clay with sandstone boulders" [Desc. Rem.];
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: RC086,27

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