Information about Drummin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Drummin
Irish Form of Name:
Druimin
Translation:
a small ridge or long hill
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Drummin
Druimin
Drumin
Drummin By. Surveyors Sketch Map
Drumin Engraved County Map
Drummin Lord Gort’s Agent, Mr. Slator
Drummin Mr. John Bell, By. Constable
Drummin Rev. John Ford, P.P.
Description:
Proprietor John Lambert, Esq., Aggard, Croghwell. Agent Walter Lambert, Aggard, Croghwell. Let to 108 tenants some paying leases of lives and others at will, average yearly rent 13s. per acre on those having leased, and 20s. on those not having leased. County Cess 3/1 per acre. Tithe withheld by the tenantry. Size of farms from 1 to 6 acres. Soil rocky. Usual crops wheat, oats and potatoes. Fuel Plenty. Prevailing names Loughnan and Cunniffe. Lodge Hill House the residence of Mr. Lambert and Lodge Hill Logh both in this townland. Eel in this Lough. Plantations in this townland. Authority Thomas Loughnan, townland Drummin.
Situation:
In the East of the parish of Kilbeakanty, Barony of Kiltartan and County Galway, North and South of a road and East of another road leading to Portumna .

Information From Griffith's Valution

Area in Acres, Roods and Perches:
A.R.P.
816 0 18
Land value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
182 5 7
Building value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
0 0 0
Total value at the time in pounds, shillings and pence:
£.s.d.
182 5 7
Heads of housholds living in the townland at this time:

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Townland:
Drummin is a townland.
Other placesnames in this townland:
Some other placenames in or near this townland are...

Information From Maps

Original OS map of this area.
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Ireland was first mapped in the 1840s. These original maps are available online.
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Drummin
Original OS maps at the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website.
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Below is a link to the Ordnance Survey of Ireland website. It displays the original OS map that was created in the 1840s.
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Drummin
Information from the Down Survey Website.
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The down survey website will tell you who owned this townland in 1641 (pre Cromwell) and in 1671 (post Cromwell).
Down Survey Website
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Information from Google Maps.
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You can use this link to find this townland on Google Maps.
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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service

Neighbouring Townlands

List of townlands that share a border with this townland:
This is a list of townlands that share a border with this townland.

Population and Census Information

People who lived here:
You can retrieve a list of people who lived in this townland from 1827 to 1911. This list is compiled from the following resources.
  • The Tithe Applotment Books
  • Griffith's Valuation
  • 1901 Census
  • 1911 Census
List of nineteenth century and early twentieth century inhabitants of this townland.
Church records of births, deaths and marriages:
Church records of births, deaths and marriages are available online at http://www.rootsireland.ie. To search these records you will need to know the 'church parish' rather than the 'civil parish'. (The civil parish is the pre-reformation parish and was frequently used as a unit of administration in the past.)
Drummin is in the civil parish of Kilbeacanty.
Roman Catholic parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Roman Catholic parish or parishes.
  • Kilbeacanty
Church of Ireland parishes:
This civil parish corresponds with the following Church of Ireland parish.
  • Kilbeacanty
In general, the civil parish and the Church of Ireland parish are the same, but, this is not always the case.

Other Sources

Information from the Logainm database.
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