Groggan

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Coordinates: 54°47′10″N 6°22′01″W / 54.786°N 6.367°W / 54.786; -6.367

Groggan townland in 2007

Groggan (from Irish: an Grógán)[1] is a hamlet and townland near Randalstown in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is situated in the historic barony of Toome Upper and the civil parish of Drummaul and covers an area of 620 acres.[2] In the 2001 Census it had a population of 123 people. It is within the Borough of Antrim.

The population of the townland declined overall during the 19th century:[3][4]

Year 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891
Population 255 294 333 334 247 209
Houses 47 53 59 59 47 46

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  1. ^ "Groggan". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Groggan". IreAtlas Townland Database. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of Ireland 1851". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Ireland 1891". Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland. Retrieved 10 May 2013.