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COUNTY ANTRIM

"Antrim, a county of Ireland, in the province of Ulster, 46 Irish miles long, and 27 broad; bounded on the E and N by the sea, W by Londonderry and Lough Neagh, and S by Down. This county contains 605 Irish or 972 English square miles, 387,200 Irish plantation acres, equal to 622,059 English ones, 21,222 houses and 261,601 inhabitants. In it is situated a great natural curiosity called the Giant's Causeway, consisting of lofty pillars of basaltes, all of angular shapes. The linen manufacture is carried on very extensively in this county. It sends five members to parliament. The principal rivers are the Bann and Lagan. The principal towns are Belfast, Carrickfergus, Antrim, Lisburn, Ballymena, and Ballymoney. The assizes are held at Carrickfergus."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]

Towns and Parishes

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INFORMATION RELATED TO ALL OF COUNTY ANTRIM

Bibliography

Census

Co.Antrim 1851 Census - Click on the 1851 Irish Census Link

Church Records

Co.Antrim Roman Catholic Records -- Dates and Locations

Description and Travel

County Antrim Homepage

Internet Northern Ireland - County Antrim Tourist Guide

Local Antrim

Northern Ireland Tourist Board - illustrated descriptive pages on County Antrim and Exploring County Antrim

Directories

According to Fianna, there are Slater Directories for 1846, 1856, 1870, 1881 and 1894.

Genealogy

Online resources:

Services:

History

Maps

Names, Personal

Periodicals


Edited by Brian Randell and updated 15 April 2006 by Richard White.

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