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The surname Dromgoole has its origins in the ancient place name Dromgabhail, which was most likely in County Louth. The surname in turn spawned the name of the town Dromgoolestown, County Louth.

Dromgoole Early Origins



The surname Dromgoole was first found in County Louth (Irish: Lú) the smallest county in Ireland, located on the East coast, in the Province of Leinster, where a Robert de Dromgol is mentioned in a law case in 1299, and Robert de Dromgol was a coroner in 1311. The surname can be found in records such as the Hearth Money Rolls and Dowdall Deeds for County Louth from that time on.

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Dromgoole Spelling Variations


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Dromgoole Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Drumgoole, Drumgould, Drumgold, Drumgol, Dromgool and many more.

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Dromgoole Early History


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Dromgoole Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dromgoole research. Another 79 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1635, 1695, 1720, 1781, 1750 and 1826 are included under the topic Early Dromgoole History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Dromgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Dromgoole Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Dr. Edward Dromgould (c.1635-c.1695), who was vicar-apostolic of Armagh and a friend of St. Oliver Plunkett; Col. John Dromgoole (1720-1781)...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Dromgoole Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Dromgoole Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Dromgoole, who arrived in Boston as a bonded passenger in 1847
  • W. A. Dromgoole, who landed in San Francisco in 1850
  • W A Dromgoole, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Henry Dromgoole, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1858

Dromgoole Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • P. Dromgoole, who settled in the Ottawa Valley in Ontario in 1829

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Contemporary Notables of the name Dromgoole (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Dromgoole (post 1700)



  • Will Allen Dromgoole (1860-1934), American author and poet from Murfreesboro, Tennessee who wrote over 7,500 poems
  • George Coke Dromgoole (1797-1847), American politician and lawyer from Virginia
  • Thomas Dromgoole M.D. (1750-1826), outspoken Irish physician who ended up in a self-imposed exile in Rome
  • Dominic Dromgoole (b. 1964), English theatre director and writer
  • Jessica Dromgoole, British director, former Artistic Director of the Finborough Theatre
  • Glenn Dromgoole, Texas-based author
  • Nicholas Dromgoole, literary scholar and author

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    11. ...

    The Dromgoole Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Dromgoole Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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