PRONI's Maritime Connection Archives, by Stephen Scarth

11 Aug 2021
Online

2pm

Free

Stephen Scarth will explore the many records of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) relating to the maritime history of Belfast. The history of the city is synonymous with the development of the harbour. This illustrated talk will showcase maps, photographs, journals, letters, and official files relating to the development of shipbuilding on the River Lagan. It will include examples from the collections of Harland & Wolff, the Belfast Harbour Commissioners and the Ministry of Transport.

Stephen is Head of Public Services at PRONI and is responsible for all customer related activities and outreach.

 

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