Joy, Henry (1754-1835)

Biography/History

Henry Joy (1754-1835), was born in Belfast. He was the grandson of Francis Joy the founder of the Belfast News Letter. Henry Joy later became the owner of the paper until 1797. He had a keen interest in Irish history and culture. In1794 he published "Belfast politics" and "Historical collections relative to the town of Belfast" in 1817.

Role
Private collector