Placenamesni.orgthe history behind our place-names

Straw, County Derry

Origin

Background

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
dromdallagan1609Esch. Co. Map 14
Dromealegan, 1/3 part of a balliboe1613Charter of Londonderry 391
Shrahdum Dolgan1613Lond. Comp. Valuation 311
Strathdrum:Dellian1654Civ. Surv. iii 177
Dromealegan, being 1/3 balliboe...in 3 parts1657Bishop. Der. i 266
Straghdrund & Algone1659cCensus 1659 137
Shrathdrum Dellian1661BSDc 63
Stragh1663HMR (Ò Doibhlin 2) 67
Strath1813Sampson's Map
~Straith ""the marsh""1821MacCloskey's Stat. Report 62
Straw1830cGrand Jury Pres. (OSNB) No. 16
+Straw1834cOSNB Pron. No. 16
Straw1834cTitle Deeds (OSNB) No. 16
~Srath ""a holm or strath""1834cJ O'D (OSNB) No. 16
~""the level, soft meadow-land or holm - often swam1875Joyce ii 399
~Srath ""The swampy meadow...along the river bed""1925Munn's Notes 50
Barony
Loughinsholin
Parish
Ballynascreen
Parish in 1851
Ballynascreen
Townland
None
Place name ID
3893
Place name type
T