Farset River – 18th Century
It is well-known as the river that gave Belfast its name and High Street its curving shape. Northern Ireland's capital city was founded at a settlement centred on a muddy [...]
1836 – January - Rev. Josias Wilson of Drogheda called to be the first minister in the Church.
Robert MacAdam – Soho Foundry 1838
Robert Shipboy MacAdam (1808 - 1895) was born in the house of his father, James MacAdam (1775 -1821) a hardware merchant, in High Street, two doors from Bridge Street, on [...]
1838 – May
1838 – May – Church buildings was enlarged.
1838 – August
1838 August – Church re-opened by the Rev. Dr. Cooke and Rev. Dr. Morgan.
The Westlink – 1981
The Westlink road in Belfast is a dual carriageway. The Westlink was originally planned in 1964 as the Belfast Urban Motorway, the route was to have been fully grade-separated and would have [...]
Belfast lying in hospital – 1984
The Belfast Lying-in Hospital (1794-1903) by Lisa Lavery Belfast’s first maternity hospital was established in 1794 due to the efforts of a small group of philanthropists. The aim of [...]
Townsend Enterprise Park – 1987
Since the company was founded in 1987, the Directors have been guided by an ethos of service to the community, which has been embraced by all serving and former board [...]