Drumlough, County Down, Ireland
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This page contains additional information about Drumlough that was publicly available at Rosalind Davies' web page on Rootsweb.com. My thanks to Rosalind for making this information available.

Drumlough Information

Place Name Parish Map Ref Information Reference
Dromlough Drumgath n/a alternate spelling for Drumlough townland in Rent Roll of 1692 PNNI V1 p 122
Drumlagh Drumgath n/a alternate name for Drumlough in Rent Roll of 1692 PNNI V1 p 117, 122
Drumlaugh n/a n/a alternate name for Drumlough in family history written by Sarah Patterson (McCormick) n/a
Drumlough Dromore 20: 26/56 6km NW of Dromore; 1092 acres; click here to see its location on a townland map; means ' ridge of the lake'; has hills & bogs & Drumlough Moss; Presbyterian church

Note: Based on my research, our McMurray family emigrated to America from this Drumlough townland.
OSM V12 p 71, 72, 73, 76
PNNI V6 p 122
Drumlough Drumgath 29: 19/32 2km SW of Rathfriland; 695 acres; click here to see its location on a townland map; means;' ridge of the lake'; lake in eastern end of parish; granted to Sir Arthur Magennis in 1609; bog here; proprietor General Meade in 1836; farms from 4-20 acres; rents from 16-30 shillings an acre; suicide near Rathfriland 8 Jan 1841; fatal accident at the scutch mill, Francis McComish died 21& 24 Nov 1936 OSM V3 p 19, 21
PNNI V1 p 122

Guide to References

Code Name of Reference Author Publisher Date published
GIPR Guide to Irish Parish Registers Brian Mitchell Genealogical Publ. Co 1988
OSM Ordnance Survey Memoirs from 1836: Vol 3 South Down; Vol 7 North Down & Ards; Vol 12 Mid Down; Vol 17 East Down & Lecale Anglique Day and
Patrick McWilliams
Queen's University Belfast 1992
PNNI Place Names of Northern Ireland-4 volumes K. Muhr et al Queens University Belfast 1996

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