From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837
HENRYVILLE, a village, in the parish of BALLYCLUG, barony of LOWER ANTRIM, county of ANTRIM, and province of ULSTER, adjoining the post-town of Ballymena, with which it is connected by a bridge over the river Braid: it contains 48 houses and 252 inhabitants.
Charlotte Milligan Fox, sister of the poet Alice Milligan, was a founding member of the Irish Folk Song Society and an indefatigable field collector of Irish traditional music. Her singularly important work on Irish haprers is here presented for the twenty-first century reader. This edition of Annals offers a much greater number of illustrations than were included in the original 1911 publication, a full biographical introduction, an extensive bibliography of the writings of Milligan Fox and an appendix discussing the variant texts of Arthur O’Neills Memoirs.
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