Seven Sisters Oak

Ordnance Survey Book, 1858:

“A large Oak tree on the farm of Bearside. The trunk is about one foot in height from the Surface of the ground and about three feet in diameter. From the trunk there are Seven branches or Shoots, each forming a good Sized tree in itself. Property of Mr Murray, Polmaise.”

1896 Ordnance Survey Map:

1913 Ordnance Survey map:

1943 Ordnance Survey map:

I have not been able to find any archive material on the Seven Sisters tree but going by the above ordnance survey maps it survived until at least 1943. If you remember this tree please do get in touch with me. The Seven Sisters field is currently being developed as a housing estate.

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