County Antrim

County Antrim Geography

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 basalts, 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.”

County Antrim Wikipedia

Genealogy and History Resources

Ulster Historical Foundation
The Corn Exchange,
31 Gordon Street,

Tel: +44 (028) 9066 1988

GENUKI – County Antrim

Queries and Surname Resource Pages

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On-Line Records

IslandMagee Parish Marriage Records

IslandMagee Parish Baptism Records

Land Owner Records

Townlands of Ballymoney Parish

1861 Griffith’s Valuation of Ballymoney County Antrim, Ireland

The WorldGenWeb Project Archives

Related County Antrim Resources

The Battle of Antrim  an excellent website about the 1798  Battle of Antrim.

Family Search Wiki

Family Search Records – lots of on-line records here.

Ulstar Historic Foundation – lots of on-line records

Birth, Death, Marriage Records

Ulster Genealogy Databases