Bangor History on the Internet
The Bangor Grammar School Archive
Bangor Grammar School
The School Archive relates to BGS from its inception to the present. The McNeilly Archive relates to Bangor & (North) Down from c.1844 to 1980ís, the gift of family of Edgar McNeilly, Grammarian & Governor. The Stockton Archive is political material gifted by journalist and political commentator Norman Stockton. The General Archive consists of non-BGS matters such as newspaper and periodical collections.
The Jordan Collection
North Down Museum
Sir John Newell Jordan, one of Britainís most eminent diplomats, who was born at Balloo on the outskirts of Bangor in 1852. He travelled throughout Asia and gained an in-depth understanding of the Chinese character and culture that set him apart from contemporary diplomats.This collection covers a wide variety of ornate oriental pieces from carvings, textiles and teapots to a hand drawn map of the Forbidden City.