Books on Bangor & North Down History
Neills of Bangor
Ian Wilson & Andrew Jaggers
North Down Memories
Keith Haines
In this collection of around 150 photographs, historian Keith Haines takes the reader on a nostalgic tour of the northern part of County Down.
Tommie Andrews - A Titanic Cricketer
Clarence Hiles
The biography of the most famous shipbuilder in history in Comber, from his birth at Ardara House, to Inst School, cricket at The Green and his meteoric rise to fame at Harland and Wolff Shipyard.
Home Fires: Bangor in the Great War
Ellen Hanna Elder
An account of Bangor during the Great War written from the perspective of a townsperson reading their local newspaper, The County Down Spectator and Ulster Standard during the years 19141919.
The Lost World of North Down: Photographs 1870-1940
Ian Wilson
Over 100 rare photographs of Bangor, Holywood and the villages and countryside of North Down.
Bangor Then and Now: A Pictorial Record
Adam G Bell
This nostalgic record compares images of old postcards with contemporary photographs of the same scenes in Bangor today.
The Hon. Edith Helen Chaplin, Marchioness of Londonderry
This Thing Of Darkness
Harry Thompson
A brilliant, action-packed and gripping novel of Charles Darwin's voyage on the Beagle - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.