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Monthly Archives: August 2020

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Belfast Charitable Society: Celebrating 268 years!

By |August 28th, 2020|

At the George, 28th August 1752

The evening of Friday 28th August 1752 was cool in Belfast. After closing up their businesses and homes, a group of nineteen merchants, burgesses (councillors) and the local vicar, made their way to the George Inn at the corner of North Street and John Street (now Royal Avenue). It was […]

International Dog Day 2020: The Hyndman family headstone

By |August 26th, 2020|

Today, 26 August 2020, marks International Dog Day, and is the perfect opportunity to share a small bit of the history of Clifton Street Cemetery. This beautiful sculpture of a dog (pictured above) once graced the top of the Hyndman headstone in Clifton Street Cemetery. Sadly the sculpture and the memorial tablets on the headstone […]

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 2020

By |August 23rd, 2020|

Today marks International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. But what is the significance of the date? Well, on the evening of 22nd into the 23rd August 1791 witnessed the beginning of an uprising in Santo Domingo, which played a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.

Both before […]

Peace Day Celebrations (1919) & the Belfast Charitable Institution

By |August 11th, 2020|

On 11 August 1919 the Orderly reported to the Belfast Charitable Society that the residents of the Old People’s Home thoroughly enjoyed the Peace Day Celebrations held earlier in the week. A parade of servicemen left Victoria Barracks, behind Clifton House, and made it’s way down Clifton Street into the city centre. Newspapers reported that […]