Belfast Education Authority

Brown Street National School Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Brown Street Sunday School was one of two endowed schools in Belfast in the nineteenth century. It opened in 1814 and had its origins in the Sunday School movement in Ireland. According to Norman McNeilly in Exactly fifty years: the Belfast Education Authority and its work 1923-73. In 1821 Brown Street opened as a Daily School and even as late as 1917 had more than 60% of the pupils designated as ...