A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, by Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

By Desmond Rainy,Laura Spence

This booklet paints an intimate photograph of Comber, County Down, domestic city of Thomas Andrews Junior, Shipbuilder, throughout the thirty-nine years of his brief yet highly influential life


It presents an overview of Thomas and the Andrews kin; and should be gratefully stated by means of the numerous who search to profit extra approximately this modest guy – essentially the most iconic, yet

relatively unknown, personalities linked to RMS Titanic.

Thomas Andrews Junior was once leader Engineer in what used to be then the most important shipyard on the earth, Harland and Wolff. a lot of Comber’s population labored within the shipyard and celebrated the release of RMS great on thirty first may possibly 1911. A Chronicle of Comber describes

something of the effect in town and the Andrews kinfolk of the tragic occasions of the

following year.

Join the 1912 ‘walking travel’ to work out Comber as Thomas himself could have visible it – or peruse the Ulster Directories of 1870 and 1912 to fulfill humans he knew. examine the Andrews

family industries, the companies, colleges, church buildings and firms within the city. The publication features a diary of neighborhood occasions, 1873–1912, according to articles within the Newtownards Chronicle – in addition to detailing key international occasions on the time. those have been the themes that may have been

discussed around the eating desk at Ardara, the Andrews family members home.

This illustrated e-book may have an intrinsic attraction for somebody with an curiosity in Thomas Andrews and big, and in addition for these drawn to studying extra in regards to the old city of

Comber, County Down.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, Shipbuilder 1873-1912 PDF

Best european history books

For Humanity's Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture

For Humanity's Sake is the 1st learn in English to track the family tree of the vintage Russian novel, from Pushkin to Tolstoy to Dostoevsky. Lina Steiner demonstrates how those writers' shared quandary for person and nationwide schooling performed a big position in forging a Russian cultural identification.

The Middle Ages in Texts and Texture: Reflections on Medieval Sources

The center a while in Texts and Texture is an creation to medieval Europe in contrast to the other. those 26 essays, written by means of finished students all proficient on the collage of California, Berkeley, ponder medieval texts and the possibilities they current for exploration of the center a long time. brought in a foreword through Thomas N.

Cruise Through History: Itinerary 1 - London to Rome

Cruise via background is a suite of brief tales grouped by way of the series of many well known cruise itineraries, instead of via nation, or interval of heritage. An stress-free cruise itinerary, fairly for the first-time cruise tourist, is the itinerary that comes with the ports of Western Europe.

History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Vol. VII, Part 1, 1421–1496

THIS variation of Ferdinand Gregorovius’ heritage of town of Rome within the heart a long time is predicated at the English translation of the fourth German version. quantity VII is in elements. half 1 contains an creation to Gregorovius and his paintings via David S. Chambers of the Warburg Institute, London, and booklet 13, Chapters 1-4 of Gregorovius’ background.

Extra info for A Chronicle Of Comber: The Town of Thomas Andrews, Shipbuilder 1873-1912

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 23 votes

About admin