Information about Derreenanéancrin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Doirín an Aéin Chroinn
little Derry of the one tree
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Doirín an Aéin Chroinn
Doirin an én chroin
De quibus dam silvis vocat Derrincrane Inquis. Temp. Jac. I
Derreenanaencrin or the derry of the lone tree Local
A steep hill with but one tree, the derry is N.E. of Derrue.
In Lurgan townland.

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
Derreenanéancrin is in Lurgan or Shindilla townland.

Information From Maps

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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Information from the National Monuments Service.
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You can use this link to view a map of archaelogical features.
This link brings you to a website wherein you will have to search for your townland.
Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service