NILTEEN

From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837

NILTEEN, or NALTEEN, a grange, in the barony of UPPER ANTRIM, county of ANTRIM, and province of ULSTER, 3 ½ miles (E.) from Antrim, on the Six-mile Water; containing 1109 inhabitants. According to the Ordnance survey, it comprises 2737 ¾ 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 ½.; the rectorial tithes, payable to James 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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