Place:Shankill, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Coordinates54.62616°N 5.96146°W
Located inCounty Antrim, Northern Ireland
See alsoBelfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland
source: Family History Library Catalog

Historical description

Extracts pertaining to local and historical information are taken from a Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis published in 1837.

The parish, according to the Ordnance survey, contains 19,559 statute acres, and was anciently called Shankill, but no church having existed at the latter place for more than two centuries, it is now generally designated the parish of Belfast. -- See BELFAST.