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Belfast and its Charitable Society

Robert William Magill Strain

Belfast and its Charitable Society

a story of urban social development.

by Robert William Magill Strain

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Belfast. Charitable Society.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [321]-322.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV250.B4 S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 333 p.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5816649M
    LC Control Number61001036
    OCLC/WorldCa2071599


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Based at Clifton House, the Belfast Charitable Society has long played a role in the development of Belfast and the welfare of its people. Founded by a group of leading businessmen in the city to build a Poor House and Infirmary for the most vulnerable citizens of Belfast, the Society continues to play a part in the city today, led by a board of members.

Belfast and its Charitable Society [R W Strain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Belfast and its Charitable Society. [Robert William Magill Strain] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Belfast and its Charitable Society book for a Library.

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Mary Lowry. Belfast and its Charitable Society book The Story of Belfast and Its Surroundings. THIS is the oldest charitable institution in the city, and it has had a varied and most interesting career.

It is Belfast and its Charitable Society book better known at the present time as the "Old Poorhouse," and now after a record Belfast and its Charitable Society book over one hundred and fifty years. The Society took the decision to digitally capture some of its historical collections.

What We Did. Mallon Technology provided our Document Capture services to two separate collections held by the Belfast Charitable Society. Details of the two collections can be found below. Project 1 - Belfast Charitable Society Committee Book No.

This. Established as Belfast’s Poor House in by the famous Joy and McCracken families, thousands of people, young and old, local citizens and passing sailors, all sought sanctuary within its walls.

Set up by the philanthropic merchants of the town, the Belfast Charitable Society and its home in Clifton House, has survived rebellions and revolutions, while looking after the welfare of the people of the city.

Based at Clifton House, the Belfast Charitable Society has long played an historic role in the development of Belfast and the welfare of its people. The Society was founded by a group of leading businessmen in the city to build a Poor House and Infirmary for the most vulnerable citizens of Belfast.

The Society is now led by a Board of Members. The organisation: Belfast Charitable Society is the oldest charity in Belfast and has been in operation since The organisation was established, and continues, to address poverty and disadvantage in its.

Belfast Charitable Society is working with 15 partner organisations on the Great Place North Belfast project, is a 3-year initiative funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The project features their historic buildings and sites stretching for one mile along Donegall Street, Clifton Street, the Crumlin Road and part of the Antrim Road.

Belfast and its Charitable Society: a story of urban social development. -- Author: Strain, Robert William Magill. Publication info. Belfast and its Charitable Society: A story of urban social development: R W Strain: Books - or: R W Strain.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strain, Robert William Magill. Belfast and its Charitable Belfast and its Charitable Society book. London, New York, Oxford University Press, There is something very symbolic in the Belfast Charitable Society reproducing this impressive book in its th anniversary year, for it has continued unbroken that philanthropic mission of the Joys, the McCrackens and the other Belfast reformers of the Belfast and its Charitable Society book century.”.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned Belfast and its Charitable Society book of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The Belfast Charitable Society is proud to recognise these two important women in its history through this republication.” The book, republished ahead of the th anniversary of Mary Ann McCracken’s birth, will highlight her work and the ability to give those a voice to the voiceless.

Get this from a library. Belfast and its Charitable Society: a story of urban social development. [Robert William Magill Strain]. [10] Strain, The history and associations of the Belfast Charitable Society, p. [11] Strain, Belfast and its charitable society, p. [12] L. Lavery, Calendar of the minute book of the Belfast Lying-in Hospital, (M.A.

Calendar, Queen’s University Belfast, ), p. 13, entry [13] Belfast Street Directory,p. Opened in by Belfast Charitable Society, the building was used until the late s as Belfast's Poor House and is now a unique event venue.

Combining Georgian elegance and a city centre location, Clifton House offers an impressive space for a wide range of events including meetings, exhibitions, AGMs, workshops, conferences, dinner and receptions.

Get this from a library. Belfast and its Charitable Society. A story of urban social development. [With plates.]. [Robert William Magill STRAIN]. The Belfast Charitable Society was responsible for the foundation of social welfare, the supply of clean water, Belfast’s first hospital, the beginnings of a police service, funeral services and a municipal burial ground all began with the launch of the Society.

The Belfast Charitable Society celebrated its th anniversary in and. In the yeara Charitable Dispensary was opened to attend the poor in their own homes. A physician and surgeon attended three times a week. The ladies of Belfast formed a society of their own in the year for the help of poor women, and they were so much in earnest that in less than one month, from the date of their first meeting, they.

From George Benn’s The History of the Town of Belfast, with an Accurate Account of its Former and Present State (published ): ‘The Belfast Incorporated Charitable Society, or as it is more generally denominated the Poor House, for the reception of aged and infirm persons, as well as for the support and instruction of children destitute of protectors, has long remained a noble proof of.

Established as Belfast’s Poor House in by the famous Joy and McCracken families, thousands of people, young and old, local citizens and passing sailors, all sought sanctuary within its walls.

Set up by the philanthropic merchants of the town, the Belfast Charitable Society and its home in Clifton House, has survived rebellions and.

Compiled by Joe Baker. Tour of Clifton Street Cemetery. THE BELFAST CHARITABLE SOCIETY On the 20th of August a meeting was held in Belfast by the leading inhabitants of the town and. Charitable purposes. The Society is established to advance education in Belfast and its environs of Ireland, but not exclusively (hereinafter called the “area of benefit”) by: a) Studying and encouraging the study of the history and cultural heritage of Belfast Celtic Football and Athletic Club; b) Raising awareness among the general public in the area of benefit and beyond and encouraging.

Foundation. The Belfast Charitable Society was founded in Augustwith the aim of setting up a poorhouse and a charitable hospital Society was financed by subscriptions collected from leading inhabitants of the then town of Belfast, and a nationwide over 20 years, land was donated by Arthur Chichester, the first Marquess of Donegall to the north of the town Country: Northern Ireland.

Glenn Patterson's top 10 Belfast books Glenn Patterson's latest novel, The Mill for Grinding Old People Young, is a tale of 19th-century Belfast. He picks the 10 titles that shaped his Missing: Charitable Society.

The history of Belfast begins at Clifton House. Established as Belfast's Poor House inthousands of people, young and old, local citizens and passing sailors, all sought sanctuary within its.

In in Belfast, 1 in 5 persons was attacked by fever 6 and in Lisburn the parish priest and the Quaker owner of the Island Spinning Company died as they worked among the poor of the community.

Typhus has the ability to kill large numbers of people and has a mortality, if untreated, between 10% and 60%.Cited by: 2. Annals of the Famine in Ireland is Asenath Nicholson's sequel to Ireland's Welcome to the undaunted American widow returned to Ireland in the midst of the Great Famine and helped organise relief for the destitute and hungry.

Her account is not a history of the famine, but personal eyewitness testimony to the suffering it caused. For that reason, it conveys the reality of the. A collection of articles on the history of Belfast, Ireland.

A collection of articles on the history of Belfast, Ireland. Issuu company logo. Close. Try. Old Belfast Missing: Charitable Society. The Belfast Charitable Society, the city’s oldest charity, has set up a foundation to celebrate the life and work of one of Belfast’s most remarkable women – Mary Ann McCracken.

Its purpose is to examine issues around poverty, slavery, human rights and equality – all of which are causes she espoused and all of which are relevant today.

Tourism in Belfast has received a welcome boost following the graduation of 15 new tour guides. Belfast Charitable Society has been named as the first heritage site in Northern Ireland to receive. “BELFAST AND ITS CHARITABLE SOCIETY,” a Story of Urban Social Development. (PMCID:PMC) Full Text Citations ; BioEntities ; Related Articles ; External Links ; Ulster Med J.

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Clifton House is an elegant Georgian building founded by the Belfast Charitable Society, hidden in the heart of Belfast City Centre, Northern Ireland.

The planned building was to be a combined 36 person poorhouse with a 24 bed infirmary. The foundation was laid. Clifton House is an impressive Georgian building, set in tranquil landscaped gardens in the heart of Belfast. Opened in by Belfast Charitable Society, the building was used until the late s as Belfast's Poor House and is now a unique event venue.

The Linen Hall Library in Donegall Square North was founded in as the Belfast Reading Society and is the oldest library in Belfast. Its Genealogical Collection is unsurpassed in Northern Ireland for the sheer numbers of published family histories on its open shelves.

The Belfast Charitable Society is proud to recognise these two important women in its history through this republication.” The book, republished ahead of the th anniversary of Mary Ann McCracken’s birth, will highlight her work and the ability to give those a voice to the voiceless.

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