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West Division, County Antrim

Origin

An English name

Background

This is an English name. Carrickfergus is a small parish, containing only seven townlands. Five of these are named divisions; North-East Division, West Division and three named Middle Division. In earlier sources these divisions were referred to as Quarters.

References

Additional Information

Historical name form

Old FormRef. DateReference
Irish Quarter1659cCensus 1659 21
Scotsh Quarter and east Suburbs1659cCensus 1659 21
West Quarter1659cCensus 1659 21
West Quartr of Carrickfergus1659cCensus 1659 8
The Scotch Quarter1669HMR Ant. 36
Barony
Belfast Lower
Parish
Carrickfergus or St. Nicholas''
Parish in 1851
Carrickfergus or St. Nicholas''
Townland
None
Place name ID
18419
Place name type
T