townland
An Droim Fada
genitive: an Droma Fhada
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drumfad
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English long

Centrepoint

54.4108, -8.46917latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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1584c
Dromfadda
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 381
1588
Dromfada
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 383
1588
Dromfaddy
Inq. E: Wood-Martin I Leathanach: 385
1633‒6
Dromfada
Rentals: Wood-Martin II Leathanach: 142
1655‒7
Drumfad of Monydorvatt
DS
1659
Drinnfada [leg. Drumfada]
Cen. Leathanach: 597
1660c
Drumfad
BSD Leathanach: 78
1666
Dromfadda
ASE Leathanach: 56
1687
Dromfadder
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 5
1687
Drumfadda als. Dromfadda als. Drumfadd
Inq.(Sl) Leathanach: 32
1713
Drumfade
CGn. Leathanach: 12.7.4263
1749
Dromfad
Cen. of Elphin Leathanach: 575
1763
Drumfads
RD Wills Leathanach: 154
1789
Drumfad
CGn. Leathanach: 404.396.269436
1813‒4
Drumfad
LN Leathanach: 16 F 17 6‒7
1819
Drumfad
Larkin (Sl)
1836
Drumfad
BS:AL Leathanach: Sl004,21
1836
Drumfad
BM:AL
1836
There are 2 old forts
Desc. Rem.:AL
1836
Drumfad
DS Map:AL
1836
Dromfad
DS Ref.:AL
1836
Dromfadda
Grant, C. II:AL
1836
Drumfad
Larkin (Sl):AL
1836
Drum fada “long ridge”
OD:AL
1836
Drumfad
OD:AL
1836
Dromfadda als.Drumfadda als.Drumfad
Part.1686:AL
1836
Drumfad
Property Maps:AL
1836
Drumfad East & West
TAB:AL
1850
Drumfad ors. Drinafad
CGn. Leathanach: 1850.3.117.79
1938
Druim Fada
Elphin PN

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