Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary, Ireland

Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary Ireland comprises of several counties, cities, boroughs, parish and villages – with historical and statistical descriptions – of Ireland.


  • Place
    Killyglen
  • County
    Antrim
  • Parish
    Killyglen
  • Content
    KILLYGLEN, a parish, in the barony of UPPER GLENARM, county of ANTRIM, and province of ULSTER, 2 miles (W. N. W.) from Larne, on the road from that place to Glenarm; containing 524 inhabitants.

    This parish, which in the Ordnance survey is called a grange belonging to Killegan parish, comprises 2295.50 statute acres.

    It is a rectory, in the diocese of Connor, forming part of the union and corps of the prebend of Connor: the tithes amount to £62. 2s. 5.50d.

    In the Roman Catholic divisions it is part of the union or district of Larne.

    About 30 children are educated in a private school.