Information about Derrynagadecran

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Irish Form of Name:
Doire na gCead gCran
oak wood of the hundred trees
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Doire na gCead gCran
Derrynacadecran By. Sketch Map
Deereenagregrawn George Kelly, Esq.
Derrynacade Cran or the hundred trees planted. This is a small dry gum[Unable to read.] hill surrounded by a large bog. The people living here say there were 1 hundred trees planted on this hill some time ago. At present there are none on it.
It is situated in the townland of Derryfad surrounded by a [Unable to read.] large deep. The River Suck is to the S. East of it about 5,900 links to the [Unable to read.] of Killaderry with this townland and Acre East is 4,300 S. West.