Ráth Droma
genitive: Ráth Droma
(Irish)
Rathdrum
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
ráth, ráith
English ring-fort

Centrepoint

52.9369, -6.23239 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1280
Rathcrumcha
Crede Mihi
1533
Rathcrumcha
Rep. Vir.
1575c
Ráth ... Dhroma
LBran.
1596
Rathdrum
CSPI
1597
Radrome
Cal. Carew
1598
the fort of Rathdrum
CSPI
1599
Rathdrome
Cal. Carew
1599
Rathdrum
CSPI
1601
Radrome
F
1601
Rathdrome
F
1604
Rathdrome, Rathdroume and Ballynegananaghe
CPR
1616
Silva Silvatoris ows Rathdrum
CPR
1623
Rathdrom
CPR
1629
Rathdrum
CSP CI
1641
the parish of Rathdroome
Dep. 1641
1644
Radrum
Dep. 1641
1658
Rathdrum
Dublin Wills
1660c
Radrum
BSD (CM)
1668
Rathdrom
HMR (CM)
1679
Rathdrum
Dublin Wills
1685c
Rathdru:m
Hib. Del.
1700c
Ratdrum
de Witt
1725
ó Rath Droma
"Priomhthaoighsibh Branach mar ata anois ar marrthuinn ... sliocht Phroinnsiais mc Uiliam ó Rath Droma"
LN G192 Leathanach: 5a
1760
Rath-drum
Nevill 1760
1778
Rathdrum
T&S
1784
Rathdrum
Dublin Wills
1819
Rathdrum
Scale's Atlas
1825
Rathdrum
TAB
1839
Rath droma, 'fort on the ridge'
OD:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rath droma
pl:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Ballygannon
TAB Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[Clarke, Charles]
Certificate of Registry:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[1837]
GJP:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
BS:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
OD:AL Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
Allen Nevill Map:AL (CM) Leathanach: CM074,17
1839
Rathdrum
[1836]
GJP:AL Leathanach: CM074,17

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