THE STORY OF BELFAST AND ITS SURROUNDINGS

by

Mary Lowry

circa 1913

Portrait of Anna, Second Marchioness of Donegall

Portrait of Lady Donegall

FOREWARD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

ILLUSTRATIONS

I. THE EARLY DAYS
II. THE CHURCH
III. THE OLD CASTLE
IV. ORIGIN OF STREET NAMES
V. WATER AND LIGHT
VI. EARLY TRAVELLING
VII. POST OFFICE
VIII. EDUCATION
IX. HOSPITALS
X. THE BELFAST CHARITABLE SOCIETY
XI. SOME CURIOUS LAWS AND TAXES
XII. QUAINT DOCUMENTS
XIII. THE HARBOUR
XIV. SOME OLD COUNTRY HOUSES
XV. THUROT'S INVASION
XVI. THE CAVE HILL
XVII. INDUSTRIES
XVIII. ROPEMAKING
XIX. LINEN
XX. SHIPBUILDING
XXI. COTTON
XXII. ARMAGH
XXIII. DUNGANNON
XXIV. ANTRIM
XXV. SHANE'S CASTLE
XXVI. CARRICKFERGUS
XXVII. HOLYWOOD
XXVIII. BANGOR
XXIX. GREY ABBEY
XXX. ARDGLASS
XXXI. DOWNPATRICK
XXXII. NEWRY
XXXIII. CARLINGFORD
XXXIV. ROSTREVOR
XXXV. KILBRONEY
XXXVI. NARROWWATER CASTLE
XXXVII. CROWN MOUNT
XXXVIII. CASTLE ROCHE
AN OLD POEM
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