All Lewis entries for Drumlumman


More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Cavan


DRUMLOMAN, or DRUMLUMNUM, a parish, in the barony of CLONMAHON, county of CAVAN, and province of ULSTER, 2- miles (E. by N.) from Granard ; containing 8007 inhabitants. It comprises, according to to the Ordnance survey, 17,147- statute acres, of which 1003 are water, including 541- in Lough Sheelin, 140- in Lough Gowna, and 121 in Lough Kinale. It is in the diocese of Ardagh, and is a vicarage, forming part of the union of Granard ; the rectory is impropriate in the representatives of the late Dean Blundell. The tithes amount to £526. 3. 1., of which £221. 10. 9. is payable to the impropriators, and £304. 12. 3. to the incumbent. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners have lately granted £161 for repairing the church. The glebe comprises 150 acres, valued at £234. 8. per annum. There are four schools, one of which is supported by Lord Farnham, and in which about 900 children are taught ; also two private schools, in which are about 170 children. Here was anciently an hospital, the endowments of which were granted by Jas. I. to Sir Edw. Moore.

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