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1894 Belfast / Ulster Street Directory

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County of Antrim

          A Maritime County in the Province of Ulster. Boundaries - N., the Atlantic Ocean; E., the Northern Channel; S., Down; and W., Lough Neagh and Derry. Greatest length (North and South), 56 miles; greatest breadth (East and West), 30 miles, comprising an area of 1,164 square miles, or 762,080 acres, of which 248,330 are arable, 340,120 in pasture, 114,000 uncultivated, 7,382 in plantations, and 52,248 under water, including a portion of Lough Neagh. Off the N. coast are Rathlin or Raghery Island, and the Skerries. On the Maiden Rocks, off Larne Lough, are two lighthouses, showing fixed lights. The principal bays are Belfast Lough and Larne Lough. The subsoil is basalt or trap, forming the celebrated Giants' Causeway on the North coast, clay-slate, and limestone; there is coal at Ballycastle, and a salt mine at Duncrue, Carrickfergus, on the property of the Marquis of Downshire. Large beds of iron ore have recently been discovered in the hill region, ex- of Downshire. One third of the county is mountainous, rising more than 1,600 feet above high sea level, and declining from the sea coast towards Lough Neagh in the South West. The River Bann forms the Western and the Lagan the Southern boundary of the  county. The Lagan Canal connects Lough Neagh with Belfast Lough. Bogs are large and numerous. The staple trade of this county are the spinning of linen and cotton yarn, and linen and cotton weaving, in which a large number of the population are engaged. The fishery districts are Ballycastle and Carrickfergus, comprising 121 miles of maritime boundaries. The population in 1851 was 352,368; in 1861, 368,948; and in 1871, 404,015; and in 1891 (including the Cities of Belfast and Carrickfergus), 492,943. The principal towns are the Parliamentary City of Belfast, including the suburb of Ballymacarrett. Population in 1881, 208,122 - at present it exceeds 270,000; the county of the town of Carrickfergus, 10,009; the Parliamentary borough of Lisburn has a population in this county of 9,603, and the remaining inhabitants, 1,480 are in the County Down. The county returns four members to Parliament. Registered electors, 1891:- North division, 9,566; South division, 10,840; East division, 8,717; West division, 7,908. The county is divided into fourteen baronies - Antrim, Lower and Upper; Belfast, Lower and Upper; Carey; Dunluce, Lower and Upper; Glenarm, Lower and Upper; Kilconway; Massereene, Lower and Upper; Toome, Lower and Upper; and contains 79 parishes and parts of parishes. It is in the diocese of Connor. The county is in the North Eastern circuit, in the Belfast military district, and with the County Down forms the Sub-District No. 63, the Brigade Depot being at Downpatrick; Belfast is the head quarters of the recruiting district. There are several Barracks in Belfast and in Carrickfergus. The Assizes are held at Belfast for Antrim and Carrickfergus, and the County is in the North-Eastern Circuit. Quarter Sessions are held at Antrim, Belfast, Ballymoney and Ballymena. The headquarters of the Constabulary force are at Ballymena. There are resident magistrates at Belfast and Ballymena. The net annual value of property, under the Tenement Valuation Act, is 1,179,193, exclusive of 3,021, valuation of Telegraph and Fisheries

Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum - Sir Francis E. W. Macnaghten, Bart., Dundarave, Bushmills
High Sheriff, 1894 -
Mr. Henry James McCance, D.L., J.P., Larkfield, Dunmurry

Members of Parliament for the County

North Division:- Mr. Charles Cunningham Connor, Seacourt, Bangor, Co. Down
South Division:- Mr. W. Grey Ellison Macartney, Clogher Park, Clogher, Co. Tyrone
East Division:- Captain James McCalmont, Holywood House, Co. Down
West Division:- Hon. Robert Torrens O'Neill, Tullymore Lodge, Ballymena

Deputy Lieutenants
Deputy Lieutenants and Magistrates marked (*) have served the Office of High Sheriff in this County

Adair, Sir Hugh Edward, Bart., 63 Portland Place, London, W., and Ballymena
Alexander, John Staples, J.P., Co. Londonderry, Portglenone House, Portglenone
Antrim, Right Hon. Earl of, Glenarm Castle, Glenarm, Larne; St. James' Club, Whites, London
Barbour, John Doherty, J.P., County Down, Fort House, Lisburn
Clarke, George Jackson, Steeple, Antrim
Dalway, Marriott R., Australia
Dobbs, Montague, W. E., Castle Dobbs
Leslie, E. D., Leslie Hill
Macnaghten, Lord, Runkerry
Massereene and Ferrard, Viscount, Oriel Temple, Collon, County Louth
Montagu, Lord R., P.C., M.A., 41 Queen's Gate, London, S.W.
McCance, Henry P., Larkfield, Dunmurry
McDonnell, Colonel J., Kilmore, Glenariff, Cushendall, Belfast; Army and Navy Club, S.W.
* McNeile, H. H., Parkmount, Belfast; Carlton Club, London, S.W.
* Owens, James, Holestone House, Doagh
* O'Neill, Lord, Tullymore Lodge, Broughshane, Antrim; 19 Belgrave Square, London, S.W.; Carlton Club, London, S.W.; and Sackville Street Club, Dublin
Shaftesbury, the Right Hon. the Earl of, The Castle, Belfast
Stannus, Walter Trevor, LL.D., T.C.D., Manor House, Lisburn, Kildare Street Club, Dublin
Templetown, Right Hon. Viscount, Templepatrick
Turnly, John, Drumnasole, Glenarm, Larne
White (V.C.), Colonel, Sir George Stewart, T.C.D., Whitehall, Broughshane, Ballymena; Sackville Street Club, Dublin
* Young, John, Right Hon. J.P., Galgorm Castle, Ballymena; Sackville Street Club, Dublin

Chairman of Quarter Sessions - His Honour Henry Fitzgibbon, Q.C., 1887, Recorder of Belfast and County Court Judge, Dunedin, Jordanstown, Belfast.


Adair, Sir H. E., Bart, 63 Portland Place, London, W., and Ballymena
Adams, John James
Alexander, John Staples, D.L., Portglenone House, Portglenone
Alexander, Robert, Ballynacree, Ballymoney, Ballymena
Allen, Arthur C., Colon, Moorfields, Ballymena
Allen, S., LL.D., M.A., Lisconnan, Dervock
Anderson, Thomas, Church Street, Ballymena
Antrim, the Earl of, Glenarm Castle, Glenarm
Armstrong, Captain Alex. Moore, Culmore House, Kilrea
Barbour, John Doherty, Lisburn
Beers, John Leslie, Kilraughts, Co. Antrim
Bellis, George, Ben Vista, Ballymena
Black, J. B., Raceview House, Ballymena
Black, Patrick, Crookedstone, Antrim
Black, Samuel, Randalstown
Bland, Robert Henry, Castle Street, Lisburn
Boyd, John
Boyle, James, Ballymacrae House, Portrush
Bruce, Col. Henry S. B., Ballyscullion House, County Derry, Castledawson
Byrne, Henry Morgan
Capron, Frederick Lucas, Lisburn
Carson, Wm., Carnalea House, Co. Down
Carver, W. E., England
Casement, John, A.M., Magherintemple, Ballycastle
Casement, Julius, Cronroe, Ashford, County Wicklow
Charley, Edward Johnston
Chesney, John McClure, Grange House, Toomebridge
Chichester, Major, Lord Adolphus, Moyola Park, Castledawson
* Clark, George J., D.L., The Steeple, Antrim
Clarke, George, The Steeple, Antrim
Clarke, George Henry, Rosevill, Lisburn
Clarke, Stewart, Cairncastle, Larne
Coates, John, Seacliffe, Bangor, Co. Down
Coates, Victor, Rathmore, Dunmurry
Coey, Edward, Merville, Whitehouse
Cordner, Clement K., Greenmount, Antrim
Corry, R. W., Benvue, Windsor Park Avenue, Belfast
Craig, Colonel James
Cramsie, J. S., O'Harabrook, Ballymoney
Crossin, James, Massereene Villa, Lisburn
Curell, Andrew, Ballygarvey House, Ballymena
Dalway, Marriott Robert, Australia
Dinsmore, John
Dixon, Sir Daniel, Ballymenoch, Hollywood
Dobbs, Conway Edward, Glenariff Lodge, Larne
Dobbs, Montagu Wm. Edward, Castle Dobbs, Carrickfergus
Doran, John, Dunmurry, Belfast
Douglas, Richard M., Knockanboy House, Dervock
Dowglass, George, Gobranna, Crumlin
Dunleath, Lod, (Lord) Ballywalter Park, Greyabbey
Dysart, John, M.D., Portglenone
Ewart, Lavens M., Glenbank House, Ballysillan
Fagan, John, M.D., Glengall Place, Belfast
Falloon, Wm. H., Q.C., 24 Kildare Street, Dublin
Filgate, L. G. P., Altnahinch, Loughguile
Finlay, Wm. Laird, Windsor Avenue, Belfast
Foggerty, John William
Frazer, John W., Hillmount, Cullybackey
Gage, General Ezekiel, Ballycastle
Gage, Marquis McCausland, Ballymoney
Gallagher, Thomas, Ballygoland, Greencastle
Gihon, W., Lisnafillan, Galgorm, Ballymena
Giveen, Butler Mildway, Cooldarragh, Coleraine
Gray, James, Hazelbank, Whiteabbey
Greer, Thomas, Seapark, Carrickfergus
Grimshaw, Nicholas W., Cloona, Dunmurry
Hamill, Arthur, Trench House, Belfast
Hamilton, Robt. Lawrence, Windsor, Belfast
Hamilton, Wm., Church Street, Ballymoney
Hannay, Lieut.-Colonel Edmund A., Ballylough, Bushmills
Hanson, John, Oranmore, Craigavad
Harkin, Alex., M.D., 5 College Square North
Harland, Sir. E. J., Bart., M.P., Kensington, Palace Gardens, London, and Glenfarne Hall, County Leitrim
* Henry, Frederick Hugh, Lodge Park, Straffan, Co. Kildare; Ulster Club, Belfast
Hertford, Right Hon. Marquis, 20 Beaufort Gardens, London, S.W.
Hodges, John F., Glenravel House, Ballymena
Hodges, John Frederick, M.D., Sandringham, Malone Road, Belfast
Hoey, Frederick, Belfast
Huey, John, Clooneavin, Coleraine
Hutchinson, W. F., Stranocum House, Ballymoney
Johns, Henry Incledon, Ivymount Court, Carrickfergus
Johnstone, John Brett, Ballycastle
Johnstone, S. Alex., Dalriada, Jordanstown
Jordan, Philip
Keers, Wm. Adams, Stoney House, Finvoy, Ballymoney
Kennedy, James, Richmond Lodge, Strandtown
Kidd, George
Kirk, George E., Thornfield, Carrickfergus
Kirkpatrick, James C., The Greens, Ballyclare
Kirkpatrick, John J., The Greens, Ballyclare
Knox, W. B., Strandmore, Portrush
* Leckey, Hugh, Beardiville, Coleraine
Lee, James, Ardilea, Greenisland
Lepper, Alfred John A., Carrickfergus
Leslie, Lieut.-Col. Edmund Douglas, Leslie Hill, Ballymoney
Lyle, James Acheson, Portstewart House, Portstewart
Macaulay, John, D.L., Redhall, Ballycarry
Macnaghten, Lord, D.L., Runkerry, Bushmills, 198 Queen's Gate, London, S.W.
Mack, James A., Lisburn
* Magenis, Major-General H., Finvoy Lodge, Ballymoney
Mains, John
Malcolm, James, D.L., Lurgan, Co. Armagh
Mallaghan, James, Broughshane Street, Ballymena
Marshall, John Liddell, Whitewell
Massereene and Ferrard, Lord Viscount, Oriel Temple, Collon, County Louth
Megaw, John, Ballyboyland, Ballymoney
Mitchell, W. J., Ballydugan House, Toomebridge
Molyneaux, John, Fisherwick Lodge, Doagh
* Montague, Right Hon. Lord Robert, 6 Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, Kent
Montague, Robert Acheson, Cromie, Cromore, Portstewart
* Montgomery, Thomas, Ballydrain, Dunmurry
Moore, James S., Ballydivitt, Ballymoney
Moore, William, A.B., M.D., T.C.D., Moore Lodge, Kilrea
Moore, Wm., Fairview, Hillhead, Cullybackey
Morton, Nathaniel, Ballymena
Murney. Henry, M.D., Belfast
Murphy, Daniel
Murray, Major A., Drumadoan, Cloughmills
Murray, Henry, Balfour
Murray, Robert Wallace, Fortwilliam, Belfast
Mussen, Arthur, M.D., Glenavy
Montgomery, John Alexander
McCance, Henry Jones, D.L., Larkfield, Dunmurry
McCartney, Samuel J., Ben-Vista, Ballymena
McCaughan, John
McClintock, Charles Edward, Glendarragh, Crumlin
McClintock, H. Stanley, Kilwarlin House, Hillsborough
McDonald, Alexander, Glenarm, Larne
McDonald, Lieut.-Col. John, Kilmore P.O., Co. Antrim
McDonnell, Michael, M.R.C.S.E., Randalstown
McElderry, John, Ballymoney
McFerran, George, Drumnagreagh, Larne
McGeagh, Robert, College Park, Belfast
McIldowny, Hugh, Clare Park, Ballycastle
McIlroy, James, Lavin House, Ballymoney
McMeekin, John, Churchfield, Ballymoney
McMeekin, William, Cogry, Doagh
McNeill, Alex., Gardenvale, Ballymoney
* McNeile, Henry Hugh, Parkmount, Belfast
* McNeill, Edmund, Craigdunn, Craigs, Belfast
McNeill, Captain Daniel Alex., Cushendun
McNeill, Colonel Duncan, The Curran, Larne Harbour
Nash, Charles L.
Nelson, David, Larne
* Owens, James, D.L., Holestone, Doagh
O'Connell, Peter Reilly
O'Hagan, Felix
O'Neill, Lord, Shane's Castle, Randalstown
O'Neill, Hon. Robert Torrens, Tollymore Lodge, Ballymena
Pakenham, Rev. A. Hercules, M.A., Langford Lodge, Crumlin
Patrick, John, Dunminning, Glarryford
Patterson, R. Lloyd, Croft House, Holywood
Perry, Samuel William, The Grange, Ballymena
Pinkerton, John, Secon, Ballymoney
Pinkerton, Robert Dick
Porter, Wm., Bayview, Greenisland
Preston, George J., Woodbank, Whiteabbey
Reade, R. H. Sherrock, Wilmont, Dunmurry
Richardson, James Theodore, Glenone, Lisburn
Richardson, John, Townbeg, Lisburn
Richardson, Jonathan, Glenmore, Lisburn
Richardson, Jonathan, Killeaton, Dunmurry
Riddel, Wm., Beechmount, Belfast
Robinson, Alex., Killy Lodge, Glarryford
Robinson, Henry J., Westport House, Portrush
Rogers, John, Windsor Avenue, Belfast
Rowan, Major John J., Mountdavys, Ballymena
Sharpe, John M., Moyarget, Ballycastle
Silvertop, H. T., Glenville, Cushendall
Simpson, Rev. Jonathan, Portrush
Simpson, Robert, Ballymena
Sinclair, Thomas, Hopefield, Belfast
Slacke, Captain Owen R., Divisional Comr.
Smiley, H. H., Drumalis, Larne
Smith, Moore, Toome House, Toome Bridge
Smyth, John Watt, Duneira, Larne
Stannus, Thos. R., Magheraleave, Lisburn
Stannus, W. T., D.L., Manor House, Moneymore
Steen, Alex. H., Bushmills
Stewart, Wm., Larchfield, Ballymoney
Taylor, Sir David, Bertha House, Windsor, Belfast
Templetown, Lord Viscount, Castle Upton, Templepatrick
Tennent, Robert
Thompson, James, Macedon, Belfast
Thompson, Samuel, Muckamore Abbey, Antrim
Torrens, T. H., Edenmore, Whiteabbey
* Traill, Anthony, LL.D., Ballylough House, Bushmills
Turnly, John, B.A., T.C.D., Drumnasole, Glenarm, Larne
Valentine, Wm., Glenavna, Whiteabbey, Belfast
Wallace, Wm. N., Downpatrick
Ward, Colonel James, C.B., J.P., Castle Street, Lisburn, and Pall Mall, London
Webb, Charles James, Knockvarre House, Randalstown
White (V.C.), Gen. Sir Geo. Stuart, D.L., Whitehall, Broughshane
Whitla, Wm., M.D., 8 College Street, Belfast
Williams, Alex., Larne
Wilson, M. F., Drumalla, Carnlough
Woodside, Wm. Allen, Castle Rocklands, Carrickfergus
Workman, John, Windsor Avenue, Belfast
Young, George Lawrence, Millmount, Randalstown
* Young, John, Right Hon., D.L., Galgorm Castle, Ballymena
Young, Wm., Fenaghy, Cullybackey, Ballymena
Young, Wm. Alex., Kintullagh, Ballymena
Young, W. R., Galgorm Castle, Ballymena
Young, Robert

Resident Magistrates
(Appointed under 6 Wm. IV., cap. 13.)
Hodder, E. G., Barrister-ar-Law, Belfast - MacCarthy, Felix J., Chichester Park, Belfast - Orr, Wm., Antrim

County Officers

Clerk of the Crown - H. McNeile McCormick, Ardmara, Craigavad, Co. Down
Clerk of the Peace - The Marquis of Donegall, 36 Great George's Street, Westminster, London
Deputy Clerk of the Peace - Thos. Cunningham (1875), 59 Royal Avenue, Belfast
Crown Solicitor - Edward Bates (1892), Belfast
Crown Solicitor at Quarter Sessions - Joseph Carr, Belfast
Registrar of County Court - H. McNeile McCormick, County Courthouse
Secretary to Grand Jury and Treasurer - Arthur Hill Coates (1880), Count Court House
Governor County Prison - M. Murphy
County Surveyor - John H. Brett, C.E.; office, County Courthouse, Belfast
Sub-Sheriff - Henry Haigh Bottomley; office, Garfield Street, Belfast
Sheriff's Returning Officer - William M. Moore, 8 Anglesea Street, Dublin
Coroners - John J. Adams, M.D., Ballyclare; Alex. Caruth, Ballymena; Robt. J. Camac, Ballymoney; A. Mussen, M.D., Glenavy, Lisburn
District Registrar, Her Majesty's Court of Probate for Antrim and Down - H. H. Corley, B.L.
Registrar, United Diocese, Down, Connor and Dromore - David Morrow, Clarence Place, Belfast
Notaries Public - Robert Vance, John W. Smith, William Thompson, and Henry H. Bottomley, Belfast

Inspectors of National Schools
Alex. Hamilton, T. P. O'Connor, J. P. Dalton; T. Gordon, and H. J. McElwaine

Stamp Distributor
Head Distributor for the County - George Compton, Belfast

Her Majesty's Prison
Visiting Committee
Meets first Friday in each month
Messrs. George J. Clark, H. H. McNeile, Right Hon. John Young, Thomas H. Torrens, Edward Coey, Lavens M. Ewart, Sir David Taylor, Alexander Dempsey, M.D., Thomas Sinclair, J.P.; Colonel W. B. Forde, John Blackiston-Houston, D.L.

County Infirmary - Lisburn
Treasurer - J. T. Richardson
Surgeon - George St. George, M.D.
Secretary - John McClure

Poor Law Unions
The County is comprised in seven Unions - viz., Antrim, Ballycastle, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Belfast, Larne and Lisburn

County Lunatic Asylum (1829) - Belfast
For County of Antrim and the County of the Town of Carrickfergus
Board of Governors
Meets second Monday in each month
Primate of all Ireland; Lord Bishop of Down; Right Rev. Bishop McAlister, D.D.; Right Hon. John Young, J.P., D.L.; H. H. McNeile, J.P., D.L.; John Blackiston-Houston, J.P., V.L.; Sir David Taylor, J.P.; Professor James Cuming, M.D.; Rev. Robert Hannay, D.D.; Jas. Musgrave, J.P.; Samuel Lawther, J.P.; Sir James Haslett, Sir Daniel Dixon, W. J. Johnston, J.P.; W. H. H. Lyons, Thomas Montgomery, J.P.; Montague W. E. Dobbs, J.P.; E. Coey, J.P.; Sir F. Macnaughten, J.P.; Victor Coates, J.P.; Charles C. Connor, M.P., J.P.
Resident Medical Superintendent - Alexander S. Merrick, M.D.
Assistant - Samuel Graham, M.R.C.P.
Visiting Physician - Richard J. Purdon, M.D.
Chaplains - Church of Ireland - Rev. N. E. Smith - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mecredy - Roman Catholic - Rev. J. McArdle
Matron - Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson
Clerk - Alexander Gibson

Barony Cess Collectors

Antrim, Upper - Major J. Lepper Alison, Ardeen, Fortwilliam Park, Belfast
Antrim, Lower - Jos. Kirkpatrick, Broughshane
Belfast, Upper - W. H. H. Lyons, Brookhill, Lisburn
Belfast, Lower - Andrew Burney, Belfast
Carey - Charles McD. Stewart, Ballyhivistock, Dervock
Dunluce, Upper - James Douglas, Dervock
Dunluce, Lower - James Douglas, Dervock
Glenarm, Upper - John A. Nairn, Larne
Glenarm, Lower - D. Jamison, Cushendall
Kilconway - George S. Kirkpatrick, Craigs, Co. Antrim
Massereene, Upper - W. H. H. Lyons, Brookhill, Lisburn
Massereene, Lower - William McConnell, Lakeview, Strandtown, Belfast
Toome, Upper - Henry Ferguson, Dunsilly House, Antrim
Toome, Lower - William J. Knowles, Flexton Place, Ballymena

Coastguard Officers and Stations

Divisional Officers - Ballycastle - Lieutenant Henry McA. Cutfield, R.N., and Lieut. Walter L. Bignold, R.N. - Carrickfergus - Commander Charles T. Turner, R.N.

Chief Officers - Carrickfergus, Cornelius Hickey - Cushendall, Thomas Masters - Glenarm, Garnham F. Green - Larne, Wm. J. Driscoll - Portrush, James Southern

Militia - The 4th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles (83) - Rifle Green Facings, Dark Green
Honorary Colonel - Sir F. E. Macnaghten, Bart.
Lieutenant-Colonel - Edward Vandeleur
Majors - J. J. Rowan, J. A. Whitla
Captains - W. M. Millar, I.M., J. A. Montgomery, J. H. R. Cox, E. C. Arnold, C. E. Vansittart, C. S. Murray, W. S. Sharpe
Lieutenants and Second-Lieutenants - F. J. Montgomery, C. S. Donnelly, W. E. C. MacCammond, J. W. Wilcocks, J. Patrick, A. J. Catlow Watson, J. A. Traill, P. Ferguson, H. Offenheimer
Quartermaster - J. Foley
Adjutant - Capt. W. H. Dunlop

Antrim Royal Artillery (2) Facings Scarlet - Head Quarters, Carrickfergus

Honorary Colonel - General Sir E. S. Smyth
Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant - E. T. Pottinger
Majors - J. L. Alison, E. J. Kinsey
Captains - W. H. Head, G. E. Elmitt, A. a'Becket, W. Masters
Lieutenants - A. W. L. Kidd, C. R. Spedding
Second Lieutenants - A. Houston, G. H. Milward, C. E. D. Davidson-Houston, W. G. A. Williams
Adjutant - Capt. A. L. Molesworth
Quartermaster - J. Wilbond
Medical Officer - D. H. Taggart, surgeon-major
Instructor of Artillery - S. E. Elmitt

Royal Irish Constabulary

County Inspector - J. Q. Brownrigg, Lisburn
     District-Inspectors' Stations
Antrim - George Hurst
Ballymena - Samuel R. Carter
Larne - Charles Jas. Lilly
Lisburn - H. R. McDermott
Ballymoney - George Hedell

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