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Ballylinny Civil Parish, County Antrim

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This information page for the Civil Parish contains a list of all the townlands in the parish and links to the category for the townland (if it has been created). There also may be notes about the individual townlands.
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Ballylinny Civil Parish

Irish or Alternate Name: Baile Line.
Logainm Link: Ballylinny Parish on Logainm.ie
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Barony: Belfast Lower
Province: Ulster


Ballylinny Civil Parish is a small parish in East Antrim situated between Ballyclare and Newtownabbey. Ballylinny parish has a total area of 22.0 km² or 8.5 square miles.
The Six Mile Water River defines the north western edge of the parish. The main A8 road to Larne and the A37 road from Templepatrick to Ballynure pass through the parish. Smaller roads that pass through the parish are the B56 Ballyrobert Road, B59 Doagh Road, and the B94 Hillhead Road which heads south from Ballyclare.
Ballylinny civil parish is in the historic baronies of Belfast Lower and Belfast Upper. The Irish name is Baile Line meaning 'townland of the (river) Line'.[1]

Population Centres of Ballylinny Civil Parish

Note: Population centres for this Parish, where known, are shown here. For a full list see Towns of County Antrim


Irish or Alternate Name: .
WikiTree Category: Category for Mossbeg

The Townlands of Ballylinny Civil Parish

The townlands in Ballylinny Parish (Baile Line) are those taken from Ballylinny Parish on Logainm.ie and validated against townlands on the 1851, 1871 and 1901 Lists of Towns and Townlands and Griffiths valuations data. A link is provided in the notes for the 1901 and 1911 census. Please note that these may not always work if the townland was not available on the census in question. The census site may also substitute a similar name so be prepared for unexpected results!
If the townland has a category it will be linked in the table below. If there is no link and you need the category please contact David to get the category created or put in a request for the category to be created. Alternatively, if you feel condifent to do so, see Townland Category Information Boxes below for how to create them yourself.
Townland Irish/Alternate name WikiTree Category Link Notes
Ballycalket  1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallyearlBaile (an) Iarla 1901 Census, 1911 Census
Ballygallagh  1901 Census, 1911 Census
BallyhowneBaile Uí Eoghain 1901 Census, 1911 Census
Townlands.ie places this townland in Carnmoney Parish. Logainm and Griffiths place it in Ballylinny and the adjacent townlands are in Ballylinny.
BallylinnyBaile LineCategory:Ballylinny Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census
BrusleeBrugh SlíCategory:Bruslee Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census
CarntallCarn TáilCategory:Carntall Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census
Grange of Ballywalter  1901 Census, 1911 Census
Kingsbog Category:Kingsbog Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census
LisnalinchyLios Uí LoinsighCategory:Lisnalinchy Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census
StraidnahannaSraid na hAnaCategory:Straidnahanna Townland, Ballylinny Parish, County Antrim1901 Census, 1911 Census


External Resources

  • A list of external resources for this parish may be placed here. More general souces for Antrim should be added to the main Antrim page.
Whilst care is taken to ensure links are not made to disreputable, phishing or other sites of doubtful integrity it is your responsibility to ensure that you are not going to such a site by clicking on one of the links which may have been added after this page was created.

Townland Category Information Boxes

For the full 'How to' on creating Irish location categories please read 'Creating Location Categories for Ireland'
The pre-formatted line for each townland and the fully formatted CIB header can be seen below this page when in edit mode. Please ensure you have read the 'How to' before doing anything. Briefly, the pre-formatted line in the hidden text is used to replace the line above. The CIB text is pasted into the category which is created by clicking on the red category link.

Version Notes

Parish format version 3.5. Addition of 'Places Nearby' link where coordinates are known. Upgrading Logainm links to match new Logainm web site.


Information shown on this page may have been sourced from one or more of the following sources.
  1. Northern Ireland Place-name Project. Ballylinny, County Antrim. http://www.placenamesni.org/resultdetails.php?entry=6357

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