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Belfast Charitable Society at the Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland Conference 2018

By |November 8th, 2018|

The Belfast Charitable Society are proud to be attending the Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland Annual Conference at Cultra Manor today (8th November 2018).

The conference offers fundraisers the chance to learn and share best practice in fundraising. This year’s theme is #KeepingItFresh both in terms of yourself as a fundraiser and also your cause. Belfast Charitable Society have, for […]

Children in the Poor House: 107 years of care and compassion

By |November 1st, 2018|

When it comes to the stories from the Poor House, the experience of the children are some of the most emotive. Some children came in with their families, others were orphaned and deserted, and a few knew only of life in the Poor House itself. In the 107 years from the first child entered until […]

The Search for Lt. Patrick Kerr Dixon’s Family: Can you help?

By |October 23rd, 2018|

Clifton House recently discovered a series of over 180 letters from Lt. Patrick Dixon to his parents and sister amongst other family papers. Thanks to our volunteer Jim Ferran, and Clare Tuohy who got in contact when the story broke, we have been able to piece together more of his life. Do you know of […]

North Belfast Built Heritage Reveals a Great Place

By |October 19th, 2018|

North Belfast Heritage Cluster, a network of 15 voluntary organisations responsible for a range of historical assets in the area, is celebrating the start of a 3-year project called Great Place North Belfast.  The project, which received almost £240,000 of National Lottery funding via the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Great Place Scheme and additional support from Belfast Charitable Society, places heritage at the heart of north Belfast’s future prosperity, its sense of place, and the quality of […]

Great War Letters Unearthed in Clifton House: Lieutenant Patrick Kerr Dixon, Royal Garrison Artillery

By |October 18th, 2018|

The Belfast Charitable Society at Clifton House, whilst preparing for its autumn series of lectures, has uncovered a suitcase of letters and material from the Great War relating to the Dixon family of Dublin.

What has been uncovered is over 180 letters, most in pristine condition, which tell the story of an Irish Officer’s life at […]

They All Had Names: continuing to explore the burial registers of Clifton Street Cemetery’s Poor Ground

By |October 17th, 2018|

Clifton House is continuing with their ‘They All Had Names’ project on social media, highlighting some of those buried in the Poor’s Ground of the Belfast Charitable Society’s old graveyard, today known as Clifton Street Cemetery. Burial registers were kept from 1831, recording a wealth of information on people at the time of their death. […]

Mary West, abandoned child

By |October 10th, 2018|

The year 1818 was one of famine, fever and poverty. The conditions in the town drove many people to desperate actions in order to survive. Mr Mills, Church Warden, reported to the Belfast Charitable Society about an usual occurrence a few days before in October 1818. The minutes record:
“a rap came to his door and […]

Clifton House welcomes delegates from the World Health Organisation Healthy Cities Conference

By |October 3rd, 2018|

The home of Belfast’s original Poor House, Clifton House, was the focus for further discussions in conjunction with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Healthy Cities Conference in Belfast on Wednesday 3rd October.

Attendees of the conference took the time to visit this historic building and to learn about the origins of health in the city of […]

Clifton House Lecture Series returns!

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Following on from our successful Spring Lecture Series, the Belfast Charitable Society are proud to announce that a second Autumn Series has been confirmed. The series is entitled ‘Shared History & Contested Events’ examining some of the key personalities and events in the centenary year of Armistice Day and the pivitol 1918 General Election. The […]

Belfast Charitable Society set to give Belfast Tourism a Boost

By |October 2nd, 2018|

Belfast Charitable Society is set to give Belfast’s tourism industry a boost as it launches Northern Ireland’s first White Badge accredited tour guide training, which has been made possible through the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Raising the professional standards of tour guides in Belfast and beyond, Belfast Charitable Society has been named as the […]