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Lollum (The Netherlands)

Wûnseradiel municipality, Fryslân province

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[Lollum village flag] Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 19 Apr 1955; design: Kl. Sierksma

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Lollum village

Lollum is a village in Wûnseradiel municipality in the province of Fryslân.
Flag: blue, a yellow fly-diagonal; at the hoist the narrowed municipal flag.
adopted 1955; design: Kl. Sierksma.
Arms: Azure a bend sinister or, charged with three clovers vert.
Clover is for meadows, cattlebreeding.
The village has c. 300 inhabitants, alternative name: Ruigelollum (Rough Lollum), with a church from 1225. It was isolated until 1870.

Nickname: "Stippers" - the "Lollemans-stip" or "Lollumerstip" is a sauce for flour diets, prepared from sheepmilk, butter and sirup, alternatively: flour, vinegar, musterd and water. The pasta was dipped in the sauce.
The name is derived from a personal name "Lolle", short for "Liudulf".

Source: It Beaken, jrg. xxxi, # 3-4, Dec 1969
Encyclopedie van Friesland, 1958
Groot Schimpnamenboek van Nederland, by Dirk van der Heide, 1998
Jarig Bakker, 12 Apr 2005


Lollum Coat of Arms

[Lollum Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 12 Apr 2005