All Lewis entries for "Nilteen Grange of"



"Nilteen Grange of"

More information on Samuel Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)
Accompanying Lewis map for Antrim

NILTEEN

NILTEEN, or NALTEEN, a grange, in the barony of UPPER ANTRIM, county of ANTRIM, and province of ULSTER , 3- miles (E.) from Antrim, on the Six-mile Water ; containing 1109 inhabitants. According to the Ordnance survey, it comprises 2737- statute acres, all superior arable land. It is one of the four denominations which constitute the union of Donegore, in the diocese of Connor ; the vicarial tithes, payable to the incumbent of Donegore, amount to £124. 0. 11-.; the rectorial tithes, payable to Jas. Moore, Esq., of Clover Hill, to £248. 1. 11. Within the grange are three pay schools, in which about 65 boys and 40 girls are taught ; there is also a Sunday school.


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