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A Directory of Ulster Doctors (who qualified before 1901)

he north of Ireland has always produced a large number of doctors, not only for Ireland generally, but for the armed forces and for the wider world. This extensive two volume work of reference is a directory of all those Ulster doctors who qualified before 1901. There are nearly six thousand names with biographical notes on all, including details of parentage and dates of birth, marriage and death...

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A Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000

A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century Five centuries of Irish history are explored in this informative and accessible volume. John Gibney proceeds from the beginning of Ireland's modern period and continues through to virtually the present day, offering an integrated overview of the island nation's cul...

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A Very Independent County: Parliamentary Elections and Politics in County Armagh, 1750-1800

A VERY INDEPENDENT COUNTY: Parliamentary elections and politics in County Armagh, 1750-1800 analyses the background to, and traces details of general elections and by'€elections for the county and borough seats in Armagh. In the eighteenth century, County Armagh was famously referred to as ‘a very independent county'' given the distinctive nature of politics and electioneering in p...

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Abercorn: The Hamiltons of Barons Court

Abercorn: The Hamiltons of Barons Court is a lavishly illustrated book which tells the absorbing story of one of the most remarkable families in British and Irish history from its rise to prominence in late fifteenth century Scotland through to its role today in Northern Ireland and beyond. The story of The Hamiltons of Barons Court is so much more than simply the study of an individual family, ho...

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An Unlikely Success Story: The Belfast Shipbuilding Industry 1880-1935

Shipbuilding was a most unlikely success story in Belfast and its prosperity was created by a strange mixture of entrepreneurial ability, timing, technical expertise and employment patterns. It was the last of the 'main' industries to develop in Belfast but in terms of wealth-creation and prestige, it was perhaps the greatest of the city's employers. By the start of the twentieth century Bel...

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Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough

Succession lists of the Church of Ireland. The Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough have been united since 1216 and, unusually, contained two diocesan cathedrals: Christchurch and St Patrick's (until the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland in 1870). This volume lists the cathedral and parish clergy of the United Dioceses from the Middle Ages to the present, with biographies where possible. Thi...

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Elm Park 1626-1954: Country House to Preparatory School

Elm Park near Killylea, County Armagh, occupies an important place in twentieth-century educational history in Northern Ireland. In 1920 Seth Smith and Willoughby Weaving acquired the house and grounds known as Elm Park and established a preparatory school for boys aged between seven and fourteen. During the Second World War over 60 boys attended the school, but a decline in numbers after 1945 ...

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Essays In Scotch-Irish History

This is a reprint of the second volume in the Ulster Historical Foundation's Historical Series, which was first published in 1969. These five essays were delivered as lectures at a conference on the Scotch-Irish held in Belfast in 1965. This edition contains a new introduction by Steve Ickringill of the University of Ulster re-viewing recent research. The first essay is an examination of President...

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Funeral Register Of the First Presbyterian Church Of Belfast 1712-1736

The First and Second Presbyterian Congregations of Belfast, in Rosemary Street, owned a collection of palls, cloaks and hats which were hired out for funerals. They were used by most of the better-off inhabitants of Belfast, regardless of religion, and many of the gentry, clergy and substantial farmers in the surrounding countryside. This register, which covers the years 1712 to 1736, is a record ...

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Gravestone Inscriptions Vol 2

Gravestone Inscriptions: County Down, Vol. 2 covers the following burial grounds: Bailiesmill Reformed Presbyterian Graveyard Boardmills First Presbyterian Graveyard Boardmills Second Presbyterian Graveyard Dundonald Graveyard Killaney Graveyard Killaney Presbyterian Graveyard Killaney Church of Ireland Graveyard Knockbreda Graveyard Legacurry Presbyterian Graveyard Comber Graveyard (C...

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John Henry Biggart: Pathologist, Professor and Dean of Medical Faculty, Queens University, Belfast

John Henry Biggart was quite simply the most creative force in Ulster medicine in the twentieth century, perhaps ever." With these words Sir Peter Froggatt, former Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast begins his foreword to John Henry Biggart: Pathologist, Professor and Dean of Medical Faculty, Queen's University, Belfast by Denis Biggart, his son. The first part of the book is based on ...

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John King: Ireland’s Forgotten Explorer – Australia’s First Hero

In 1861 an Irish-born explorer emerged from the Australian outback, sole survivor of the country's greatest expedition. John King from Moy, Co. Tyrone, had crossed the arid continent and discovered tracts of rich, fertile land. With eight men dead, King's triumph was one of the world's great feats of endurance and thousands gathered to crown him Australia's first hero ... Yet within weeks the hand...

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Major-General Oliver Nugent: The Irishman who led the Ulster Division in the Great War

Oliver Nugent, Ireland’s longest-serving divisional commander of the Great War, led the Ulster Division on the western front from 1915 to 1918. That period saw the operational transformation of the British army and his own development as a general, from the heroic but doomed assault at Thiepval in July 1916, through the triumph of Messines, the heartbreaking failure at Ypres and the mixed succes...

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Men and Arms: The Ulster Settlers, c. 1630

The Muster Roll of the province of Ulster is a large, leather-bound volume in the British Library. The volume consists of 283 folio sheets on which are recorded the names of 13,147 males from the nine counties of Ulster. Each county forms a separate section of the volume and the men who mustered are listed under the names of their landlords; beside each man's name is a description of the weapons h...

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New Light At The Cape Of Good Hope

William Porter, The Father Of Cape Liberalism...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 1: County Armagh, 1835–8

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cult...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 10: County Antrim III, 1833, 1835, 1839–40

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the Ordnance Survey maps, but were not published at the time. In these new editions they act as a 19th century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural heritage of their communities...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 11: County Londonderry III, 1831-35

The Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural heritage of our commun...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 12: County Down III, 1833-8

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the c...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 13: County Antrim IV, 1830-38

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural herita...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 14: County Fermanagh II, 1834-35

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural herita...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 15: County Londonderry IV, 1824, 1833-5

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural herita...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 16: County Antrim V, 1830-35, 1837-38

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural herita...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 17: County Down IV, 1833–7

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the 6" Ordnance Survey maps, but with one exception were not published at the time. In this new edition they act as a nineteenth-century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the c...

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Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol 18: County Londonderry V, 1830, 1833, 1836-37

The Ordnance Survey Memoirs are a uniquely detailed source for the history of the northern half of Ireland immediately before the Great Famine. They were written in the 1830s to accompany the Ordnance Survey maps, but were not published at the time. In these new editions they act as a 19th century Domesday book and are essential to the understanding of the cultural heritage of their communities...

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