Information about Sruffaunboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán Buidhe
yellow strath or holm
Civil Parish:
Ballynakill in the barony of Ballynahinch
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Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruthán Buidhe
Srughaun Bwee Inhabitants
Yellow Stream (Eng.) Inhabitants
This stream is about three feet wide very shallow, gravelly bottom. There is no fish in it.
Rises at the centre of the E. boundary of Moyard separates same from Ungy, runs N.W. and falls into the sea.

Information From Joyce's Place Names

Translation according to P. W. Joyce:
Sru and Sruh represent the Irish sruth, a stream.

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
Sruffaunboy is in Moyard townland.