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Whitehead - Antrim - Victoria

Victoria Ave

View from across the way of Victoria Avenue in Portrush, a very well heeled part of the town, circa early 20th Century. Whitehead is a seaside village on the east coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, lying almost midway between Carrickfergus and Larne. Located at the base of Muldersleigh Hill, at the entrance to Belfast Lough, it lies in a small bay between the limestone cliffs of Whitehead and the black volcanic cliff of Blackhead, with the Blackhead Lighthouse on top, marking the entrance to the Lough. It had a population of 3,702 people in the 2001 Census.

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  • County:Antrim
  • Town: Whitehead
  • Scene: Victoria Avenue
  • Date: c1930

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    Whitehead, County Antrim

    (article courtey of Wikipedia)

    Whitehead is a seaside village on the east coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland, lying almost midway between Carrickfergus and Larne. Located at the base of Muldersleigh Hill, at the entrance to Belfast Lough, it lies in a small bay between the limestone cliffs of Whitehead and the black volcanic cliff of Blackhead, with the Blackhead Lighthouse on top, marking the entrance to the Lough. It had a population of 3,702 people in the 2001 Census.

    It is a Victorian Railway village with a well preserved Conservation area, including the Railway Station. It is home to the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland, County Antrim Yacht Club and the Council owned Bentra Golf Course, as well as being the starting point for the popular Gobbins Path seaside walk past Sunshine House, around Blackhead Lighthouse and along the Irish Sea cliffs of Islandmagee.

    Whitehead is about 20 miles from Belfast. On the opposite coast of Belfast Lough, the Copeland Islands, Bangor and part of the County Down coastline, are clearly visible.

    Whitehead received a silver at the Britain in Bloom awards in 2005 and 2006. The towns Brighter Whitehead group planted many of the flowers.

    People

    • Neighbours actress Jackie Woodburne was born in Whitehead in 1957.

    2001 Census

    Whitehead is classified as an intermediate settlement by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) (ie with population between 2,250 and 4,500 people). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 3,702 people living in Whitehead. Of these:

    • 20.3 were aged under 16 years and 24.1 were aged 60 and over
    • 47.8 of the population were male and 52.2 were female
    • 15.4 were from a Catholic background and 76.8 were from a Protestant background
    • 2.7 of people aged 16-74 were unemployed

    It is the base for the Katie Hannon, a Severn class lifeboat and Ken and Mary, a D class inshore lifeboat of the RNLI. Lifeboats have operated out of Portrush Harbour since 1860.