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"UNKNOWN, In the gazetteers I have, the places given below are not associated with a parish. Do you know which parish they are/were in ? If so, please drop me a line via my error page (see bottom of page). Many thanks, Colin Hinson."

"AGHABE, a village in the barony of Upper Massarene, in the county of Antrim, 2 miles to the N. of Moira."
Aghagallon (Aghagallon civil parish) is also described as ‘2 miles north of Moira’. Is this one-and-the-same place?

"BALLYCRAIGEY, a hamlet in the barony of Lower Belfast, in the county of Antrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, 6 miles from Belfast."

"BALLYLOUGH, a village in the barony of Lower Dunluce, in the county of Antrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, 2 miles to the S. of Bushmills."

"CREBILLY, a demesne in the barony of Lower Toome, in the county of Antrim, Ireland, 2 miles from Ballymena, and 12 N.W. of Antrim. It anciently belonged to the O'Haras, but is now the property of a branch of the Hamilton family, who have rebuilt the house. Adjoining are the ruins of the old castle."

"CUSHENDUN, a village in the baronies of Carey and Lower Glenarm, in the county of Antrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, 3 miles N. of Cushendall. It is situated on the river Dun, on the small bay bearing its name. Its inhabitants are nearly all fishermen, and in the season it is frequented as a bathing-place. Here is a coastguard station, and a dispensary within the Belly castle Poorlaw Union. A convenient pier has recently been formed. Cushendun House is in the vicinity. Fairs are held on the first Wednesday in February and every alternate month."

"HOLYWOOD, a small watering-place in the county Antrim, Ireland, forming a marine suburb of Belfast with which town it is connected by a short line of railway."

"KILULTA, a demesne once part of Claneboy, in counties Antrim and Down, Ireland. It conferred the title of viscount on the earls Conway."

"MACFIN, a village in the barony of Coleraine, county Antrim, Ireland, 3 miles N.W. of Ballymoney, 4 miles from Coleraine. It is a station on the Belfast and Northern Counties railway."

"MAGHERAMORNE, a post-office village in the barony of Lower Belfast, county Antrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, 3½ miles S.E. of Larne, 4 miles N. of Carrickfergus. It is a railway station on the Carrickfergus and Larne branch line. It is situated on the shore of Lough Larne. Magheramorne House is the principal residence."

"MALONE, a hamlet and the seat of a post-office, in the barony of Upper Belfast, county Antrim, province of Ulster, Ireland, 3 miles S.W. of Belfast. It is situated in the valley of the Lagan river. Here stands a new church. Malone House is in the vicinity."

"OLDERFLEET, a ruined castle on Curraan peninsula in Lough Larne, county Antrim, Ireland, 1 mile S.E. of Larne. It is situated at the ferry to Magee Island, where Edward Bruce effected a landing in 1315."

"RATHMUIGHE, a village in the barony of Lower Dunluce, county Antrim, Ireland. It was once a place of considerable importance."

"SHANE'S CASTLE, a seat of Viscount O'Neill, in the county of Antrim, Ireland, 2 miles N.W. of Antrim. It is situated on Maine Water and Lough Neagh, and was accidentally burnt in 1816."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018