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Belfast Charitable Society

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The Matter of the Missing Minutes

By |March 16th, 2016|

I have been doing some work this week looking at the links between the Belfast Charitable Society and the Belfast Chamber of Commerce of which there are many. One of the most surprising things I found relates to missing information.

There has been great debate over many years about the “missing” Minute Books belonging to the […]

International Women’s Day 2016

By |February 19th, 2016|

We are currently organising an event to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8th March 2016.  Women were very important to the running of Belfast Poor House, whether it was Mrs Corruthers, who was a Superintendent or Mary Anne McCracken who was a member of the Ladies Committee.  The women who came to the House […]

Mental Health Care & The Poor House

By |January 28th, 2016|

This is an extract from the presentation given to the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 27th January 2016:

It was not envisaged in 1774 that the Poor House would take people with severe mental health problems, however because of a lack of any viable alternative they felt it necessary to provide some level of care.  In […]