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Gulladuff, County Derry

Origin

Ir. Guala Dhubh [goola #oo] ‘black hill-shoulder’ [galladow 1609].

Background

5km ESE of Maghera

par: Maghera bar: Loughisholin

References

McKay, P. (2007): A Dictionary of Ulster Place-Names, p. 80

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
galladow1609Esch. Co. Map 14
Cooladogh1613Lond. Comp. Valuation 307
Galladowe1613Charter of Londonderry 391
Cooladogh1622Phillips MSS (Maps) Plate 24
Soloduffe1654Civ. Surv. iii 180
Gallodow1657Bishop. Der. i 265
Goleduffe1659cCensus 1659 134
Solloduffe1661BSDc 65
Coldiff1663HMR (Ò Doibhlin 2) 76
Gooladuff1787Par. Reg. (OSNB) No. 11
Goladuf1813Sampson's Map
~Guala Dubha ""black coals""1834OSL (Derry) 90
Gull-a-+duff1834cOSNB Pron. No. 11
Gulladuff1834cCustom of Country (OSNB) No. 11
~Gobhla dubha ""black forks""1834cJ O'D (OSNB) No. 11
~Guala dubha ""black shoulders""1834cJ O'D (OSNB) No. 11
~Gaibhle-dubha ""black forks""1913Joyce iii 390
~Guala-dubha ""black shoulders (of a hill)""1913Joyce iii 390
~Guala dubha ""The black shoulders""1925Munn's Notes 224
~Guala Dhubh ""black hill-shoulder""1999Dict. Ulst. PN 80
Barony
Loughinsholin
Parish
Maghera
Parish in 1851
Maghera
Townland
None
Place name ID
5041
Place name type
T