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Offline Genie72

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Drumhillock, Gurteen
« on: Friday 08 February 08 19:32 GMT (UK) »
I am researching a family from Drumhillock, Gurteen.  Drumhillock seems to be a local name.  Does anyone know the official townland name in which Drumhillock is located?

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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #1 on: Monday 31 March 08 15:29 BST (UK) »
Hello Lorna,

Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837) is a great site if you are having problems finding Irish townlands ... it can help identify townlands which may not be listed in any of the townland directories such as the www.thecore.com/seanruad IreAtlas website. Use the 1837 Dictionary of Samuel Lewis in conjunction with Sean Ruad's IreAtlas as this may assist in finding that elusive townland. www.from-ireland.net/lewis/allcounties.htm

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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #2 on: Monday 31 March 08 15:56 BST (UK) »
There's a Gorteen town and 2 townlands with the same name in Co. Sligo- could this be what you are looking for? See www.thecore.com/seanruad site for details.
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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #3 on: Monday 31 March 08 16:22 BST (UK) »
Hello Lorna,

A message to Sligo Library may get an answer to your query.
www.library.ie/weblog/public-libraries/sligo-county-library

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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 01 April 08 18:35 BST (UK) »
Lorna Gurteen is a village in Sligo often spelt Gorteen.
     The only Drumhillock I have heard of is in Co,Monaghan often spelt Drumhillagh.
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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 01 April 08 19:33 BST (UK) »
Hello Lorna,

Here's a link for Parishes in Co. Sligo in 1837 which contains townland locations. www.sligococo.ie/library/maps/1837/index/parishTownlands/index.htm

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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 05 May 09 15:50 BST (UK) »
Hello there,

Don't know if this is still a live one for you or not -

Drumhillock is just outside Gurteen, Co. Sligo.
Head out of Gurteen on the R294 to Boyle. Turn left at Mullaghroe (ie the road to Culfadda and Ballymote). If you go to Google maps and enter 'Chacefield Sligo' or 'Tawnaghmore Sligo' that's pretty much there or there abouts.
 

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Re: Drumhillock, Gurteen
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 05 May 09 19:54 BST (UK) »
Many thanks!  :)