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Broughderg, County Tyrone

Origin

Ir. Bruach Dearg [brooagh jarig] ‘red bank/edge’ [Brugh Derge 1666].

Background

16km NW of Cookstown

par: Lissan bar: Dungannon Upper

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 29

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
rivulet of Munterlyny btw.Beoghmore & Mt.Davagh1621CPR Jas I 536a
Browaghdergg1655cCiv. Surv. 292
Bughderrigg1664HMR Tyr. (1) 5
Brugh Derge1666HMR Tyr. (2) 239
Broaghdarragh1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
Broghderagh1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
Broghderg1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
Broghderrig [crossed out]1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
Broughderg1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
[Broagh-''dar-agh]1835cOSNB: gen. sources D14
~Bruach Dearg ""red brink or margin""1835cJ O'D (OSNB) D14
~bruagh dearg ""Red overhanging land""1936TNCT 24
~Bruach Dearg ""red bank/margin""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 29
Barony
Dungannon Upper
Parish
Lissan
Parish in 1851
Lissan
Townland
None
Place name ID
4138
Place name type
T