Castlereagh Upper

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Castlereagh Upper

An Caisleán Riabhach Uachtarach[1] (Irish)
Location of Castlereagh Upper, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Location of Castlereagh Upper, County Down, Northern Ireland.
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryNorthern Ireland
CountyDown

Castlereagh Upper (named after the former barony of Castlereagh) is a historic barony in County Down, Northern Ireland.[2] It was created by 1841 with the division of Castlereagh into two.[3] It is bordered by eight other baronies: Castlereagh Lower and Dufferin to the east; Lecale Lower and Kinelarty to the south; Iveagh Lower, Lower Half, Iveagh Lower, Upper Half, and Massereene Upper to the west; and Belfast Upper to the north.[2]

List of settlements[edit]

Below is a list of settlements in Castlereagh Upper:[4]

Towns[edit]

  • Lisburn

Villages[edit]

Population centres[edit]

List of civil parishes[edit]

Below is a list of civil parishes in Castlereagh Upper:[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cary". Placenames Database of Ireland. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b PRONI Baronies of Northern Ireland
  3. ^ Database of Irish Historical Statistics - Literacy Notes
  4. ^ a b "Castlereagh Upper". IreAtlas Townlands Database. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  5. ^ Baronies and parishes of County Down
  6. ^ "PRONI Civil Parishes of County Down". Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2015-05-24.