Another find from the attic in Clifton House


It is that time of year again when we can see a stretch in the evenings, and the thought goes through your mind that it is time for a spring clean. Well, the staff at Clifton House were doing their own spring clean, organising some boxes in our attic space and came across an unexpected find! They uncovered a limited number of Dr. R.W.M. Strain's "Belfast and its Charitable Society: A Story of Urban Social Development", published 57 years ago. Dr. R.W.M. Strain, affectionately known as Billy by staff and residents alike, was appointed visiting physician to the Belfast Charitable Institution in 1946, a [...]