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As part of the Mary Ann McCracken 250 series of events Clifton House are proud to host this talk exploring what the Poor House was like for the children who were admitted to the institution from when it opened its doors in 1774 through to the 1880s when the last child left the Poor House. This presentation will also explore some of the ongoing research into individual children who called the Poor House home over the decades.



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• To register for the event please RSVP below
• The Zoom code will be sent to your registration email address on the morning of the event
• The event is free but if you wish to support the work of the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation please click the donate button below

About the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation
The Foundation was officially launch in 2021 to promote the life and times of this remarkable woman and to explore her legacy and relevance in the 21st century. The Foundation have, to date, republished Mary McNeill’s biography on Mary Ann McCracken, produced an historical map of Belfast, and recently award bursaries to Ulster University Masters Students.

You can support the ongoing work of the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation here.

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For more information on the Foundation’s work and other events as part of Mary Ann 250 please click here