Place:


Antrim  County Antrim

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Antrim like this:

Antrim, par., S. co. Antrim, 8439 ac., pop. 3683. The town of A., in the above par., is situated on the Six-Mile-Water, about 1 mile above its influx to Lough Neagh, 21¾ miles from Belfast, and 126 miles from Dublin by rail; pop. 1647; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Tuesday and Thursday. Linen, hosiery, and paper mfrs., with some malting and distilling, are carried on. Near the town is Antrim Castle (1662), the seat of Viscount Masserene and Ferrard.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Antrim, in and County Antrim | Map and description, A Vision of Ireland through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofireland.org/place/28212

Date accessed: 25th May 2024


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