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Mount Darby, County Fermanagh

Origin

An English name, perhaps previously Ir. Coill Diarmada ‘Dermot''s wood’

Background

This is clearly an English name, and the only source of evidence we have for its Irish predecessor is the OSNB form Coill Diarmada ‘Dermot's wood’. The name Mount Darby appears alongside a peak of 376ft in the adjacent townland of Crockarevan.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
~Coill Diarmada ""Dermot''s wood ""Kildermot would do1833J O'D (OSNB) B134 B67
Barony
Clankelly
Parish
Clones
Parish in 1851
Clones
Townland
None
Place name ID
13479
Place name type
T