He was educated at Taunton, Dublin and Belfast, and graduated at Queen's College, Belfast, in 1853.
Of Belfast on a branch of the Great Northern railway, standing on an eminence.
It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
Since then it has met in Philadelphia, Belfast, London, Toronto, Glasgow, Washington and Liverpool.
From Belfast by the Northern Counties (Midland) railway.
A stone inauguration chair of the O'Neills is preserved in the Belfast Museum.
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Down, Ireland, in the north parliamentary division, on the south side of Belfast Lough, 12m.
Of Belfast, on a branch of the Belfast & County Down railway.
It is greatly frequented as a watering-place, especially by the people of Belfast, and there are golf links and important regattas held by the Royal Ulster Yacht Club.
"OSBORNE REYNOLDS (1842-1912), British engineer, was born at Belfast in 1842.
Of Glasgow, who had a school in Belfast for many years), was born at Belfast, Ireland, on the 10th of May 1838.
BELFAST, a city, port of entry, and the county-seat of Waldo county, Maine, U.S.A., on Belfast Bay (an arm of the Penobscot), and about 32 m.
It is served by the Belfast branch of the Maine Central railway (connecting with the main line at Burnham Junction, 33 m.
Among the industries of Belfast are trade with the surrounding country, the manufacture of shoes, leather boards, axes, and sashes, doors and blinds, and the building and repairing of boats.
Belfast was first settled (by Scottish-Irish) in 1769, and in 1773 was incorporated as a town under its present name (from Belfast, Ireland).
Belfast was chartered as a city in 1850.
(7) A line from Belfast on the Pretoria-Delagoa Bay railway to Lydenburg (65 m.).
On the 26th to 27th of August the combined forces engaged and defeated Botha in the action of Belfast or Bergendal, with the result that the enemy dispersed into the bush-veld north of the Middelburg railway.
Teeling, Personal Narrative of the Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Belfast, 1832); W.
Before 1825, when the excise duty was introduced into Ireland, there were flourishing glassworks in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Waterford.
Glass-cutting was carried on at works in Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Newcastle, Stourbridge, Whittington and Waterford.
In Ireland there were works in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Waterford.
HOLYWOOD, a seaport of county Down, Ireland, on the east shore of Belfast Lough, 42 m.
From Belfast by the Belfast & County Down railway.
JOSEPH BLACK (1728-1799), Scottish chemist and physicist, was born in 1728 at Bordeaux, where his father - a native of Belfast but of Scottish descent - was engaged in the wine trade.
At the age of twelve he was sent to a grammar school in Belfast, whence he removed in 1746 to study medicine in Glasgow.
Down, Ireland, in the north parliamentary division, near the south of Belfast Lough, on the Irish Channel, 25 m.
Of Belfast by a branch of the Belfast and Co.
Communications are monopolized by the Great Northern railway company, whose main line from Belfast divides at Portadown, sending off lines to Omagh, to Clones and to Dublin.
Of Belfast on a branch of the Belfast & Co.
Passenger steamers serve Belfast and Londonderry regularly, and the Isle of Man and other ports during the season.
BELFAST, a city, county and parliamentary borough, the capital of the province of Ulster, and county town of county Antrim, Ireland.
It is a seaport of the first rank, situated at the entrance of the river Lagan into Belfast Lough, 1121 m.
It is an important railway centre, with terminal stations of the Great Northern, Northern Counties (Midland of England), and Belfast & County Down railways, and has regular passenger communication by sea with Liverpool, Fleetwood, Heysham, Glasgow, and other ports of Great Britain.
One thoroughfare thus constructed at the close of the 19th century is the finest in Belfast - Royal Avenue.
Campbell, a Belfast merchant, who left 200,000 for the building and endowment of a public school.
The pulpit was formerly used in the nave of Westminster Abbey, being presented to Belfast cathedral by the dean and chapter of that foundation.
The Presbyterians and Protestant Episcopalians each outnumber the Roman Catholics in Belfast, and these three are the chief religious divisions.
The country surrounding Belfast is agreeable and picturesque, whether along the shores of the Lough or towards the girdle of hills to the west; and is well wooded and studded with country seats and villas.
Here also are McArt's Fort and other earthworks, and from here the importance of the physical position of Belfast may be appreciated to the full.
Belfast Lough is of great though quiet beauty; and the city itself is seen at its best from its seaward approach, with its girdle of hills in the background.
Of these Whitehouse and White Abbey are the principal on the western shore, and on the eastern, Holywood, which ranks practically as a suburb of Belfast, and, at the entrance to the lough, Bangor.
The harbour and docks of Belfast are managed by a board of harbour commissioners, elected by the ratepayers and the shipowners.
By the Belfast Harbour Acts the commissioners were empowered to borrow more than 2,500,000 in order to carry out several new works and improvements in the port.
The vast increase of the foreign trade of Belfast marks its development, like Liverpool, as a great distributing port.
Belfast is the centre of the Irish linen industry, machinery for which was introduced by T.
Belfast also has some of the largest tobacco works and rope works in the world.
In 1888 the rank of a city was conferred by royal charter upon Belfast, with the incidental rank, liberties, privileges, and immunities.
By the passing of the Belfast Corporation Act of 1896, the boundary of the city was extended, and the corporation made to consist of fifteen aldermen and forty-five councillors, and the number of wards was increased from five to fifteen.