United Irishmen

F. J. Bigger Archive

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Belfast Central Library also holds a collection of some 40,000 items comprising his personal papers and correspondence. Items of particular interest include the manuscripts for a prospective series of pamphlets on Northern United Irishmen, only one of which was ever published and a large collection of notes, articles and illustrations relating to Ulster towns and places. The collection of his pers ...

McCance Collection

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

c.150 documents, 1689-1799, comprising the records of the McCance family, and, in particular, of Captain S. McCance of London, presumably for use in his "History of the Royal Muster Fusiliers" (1927). This body of original documents and transcripts has strong military associations relating mostly to the 1798 period in Ulster, and including a remarkable register called 'The Black Book of the North ...

United Irishmen Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

This collection forms part of the F.J. Bigger Collection held at Belfast Central Library. It reflects the personal interests of F.J. Bigger, a keen historian. The collection is made up of manuscripts for a proposed series of pamphlets concerning the Northern United Irishmen. His own relatives had some involvement in the 1798 Rebellion. It also includes a complete run of the journal "The Northern S ...

Irish Language Collection

Linen Hall Library

The Irish Language Collection at the Linen Hall Library is the largest collection of the languages of Ulster held at the Linen Hall Library. It consists of books, periodicals, off-prints of articles from magazines and some newspaper cuttings files. Subjects covered in the collection range from social history, biographies through to material which might be useful to a student of the Irish language. ...