Information about Sruffaunboy

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Sruffaunboy
Irish Form of Name:
Sruthán Buidhe
Translation:
yellow streamlet
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Sruffaunboy
Sruthán Buidhe
Sruthán buidhe
River of the yellow stream
Shrahaanbwee river Local
Comment:
Make all the Sruffauns agree. They occur very often.
Description:
A small stream running Northward and empties itself into Lough a Phunghaun.
Situation:
On the boundary between Illeny and Leam townland.

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
Townland:
Sruffaunboy is in Illeny 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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Sruffaunboy
Information from the National Monuments Service.
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Archaeological map from the National Monuments Service