Randalstown  County Antrim


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

Randalstown.-- market town with ry. sta., Drummaul par., in co. and 5 miles NW. of Antrim, on river Main, 2 miles above its influx into Lough Neagh, pop. 868; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Randalstown has flaxmills and bleaching works; Shane's Castle, seat of Lord O'Neill, is in the vicinity.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th May 2024

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