The Sulphate of Ammonia Co. Ltd. (Carnlough) by Linda McNeill

This article originally appeared in The Glynns Volume 8(1980).  It is re-presented here with additional images and hyperlinks.  Also presented is a short article by Frank Rogers and Bobby McMullan (GOAHS) and John Hulme (CDHS) in the Hidden gems and Forgotten People series (Glens of Antrim Historical Society & Carrickfergus Historical Society) Some suspicion was … Read more

Cushendall Cottage Hospital 1885 by Helen McAlister

This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 (1980).  It is re-presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks.                       Larne Times 5th June 1915     MEDICAL OFFICERS 1885 Dr. John W. Fogarty 1903 Dr. Michael John O’Kane 1929 Dr. Alex J. McSparran 1973 Dr. John G. McSparran MATRONS 1885 Sister Katherine McDonnell. … Read more

THE IRON MINES OF GLENRAVEL by Kevin J. O’Hagan

This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 (1980), it is re-presented here with additional hyperlinks.   “Within the last two years an extensive and valuable iron mine was discovered at Glenravil about 7 miles from Ballymena by James Fisher Esq. of Cleggan Lodge near this town and of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. Under the energetic … Read more

AN OLD BALLYCASTLE ACCOUNT BOOK Trade and Commerce in the area in the Eighteenth Century by Hugh Alexander Boyd

This article first appeared in The Glynns Volume 8 and is re-presented here in it’s original format.   The late Mr. Francis Joseph Bigger, in the course of an article contributed by him to the Northern Whig of 16th March 1909, states that he has in his possession an old account book relating to trade … Read more

PLACE-NAMES IN THE PARISH OF LAYD by Cahal Dallat

This article first appeared in The Glynns volume 8 (1980).  It is re – presented here with additional photographs and hyperlinks.   The parish of Layd is entirely situated in the barony of Lower Glenarm and is bounded on the north by the parish of Culfeightrin and the Granges of Innispollan and Layd; on the … Read more