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Historic Forms

Old FormRef. DateReference
Drum Cannies1609Esch. Co. Map 17 Omey
Dromsanes1655cCiv. Surv. 365
Drumsonns1657cHib. Reg. 26
Dromsonus1666HMR Tyr. (2) 255
Drumsanny1672cHib. Del.
Drumsonness1830cBnd. Sur. (OSNB)
Drumsonus,c mill1835cOSM v 114
~Druim Sonais ""Ridge of the Prosperity""1835cJ O'D (OSNB)
~Druim Sonais: Prosperity Ridge1920cTNCT 9
~Druim Sonnaigh ''Hill or Ridge of the Rampart or M1920cTNCT 9
(appears to be the same as Sawney''s hill in adjoin1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 82
Black Drumsonnus, OS map1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 82
Druim sonais ""ridge of prosperity"" (McAleer, impro1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 82
Druim sonnach(s) ""ridge of the ramparts"" (McAleer)1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 82
White Drumsonnus, OS map1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 82
~Druim Samhna(s) ''Samhuin'' Ridge or Ridge of Assem1957O'Daly's Kilskeery 81
Druim Samhna (s) ""Samhuin ridge"81O'Daly's Kilskeery