Friday, 31 May 2013

PRONI adds photos of Belfast to FLICKR

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland has added some 200 photographs of Belfast from 1912-14 onto its FLICKR based platform at

Taken by Belfast Corporation they include images from Little York Street; Millfield (including Gardiner Street, Brown Street and Boundary Street); mid Shankill (Hemsworth Street); Grovenor Road (Stanley Street); Hamill Street; Barrack Street; and Lower Falls (Christian Place); Mill Street; King Street; Divis Street; Manor Street; Crimea Street; Tate's Avenue; Chichester Street; Victoria Street; Cromac Square; Shankill Road; Woodvale Road and Antrim Road.

The full story is at

(NB: 67 images there at time of viewing, but more are still to be added)


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Registers, starts May 15th - see Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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