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Crosserlough (aka Kildrumferton)

Kildrumferton or Crosserlough, a parish, partly in the baronies of Upper Loughtee and Clonmahon, but chiefly in that of Castlerahan, county of Cavan, and province of Ulster, 9 miles (N. W.) from Oldcastle, on the road from Killesandra to Ballinagh; containing 9687 inhabitants. It comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 16,436¾ statute acres (including 207½ under water), of which 11,729¾ are in Castlerahan, 4445½ in Clonmahon, and the remain-der in Upper Loughtee, and of which 15,535 are applotted under the tithe act; about two-thirds are arable, one-third pasture, and the remainder woodland and bog. Fairs for live stock are held here on June 29th and Aug 26th.
[From Lewis' Topographical Dictionary (1837)]

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[Last updated: 04 October 2004 - Colin Ferguson ]

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