Books on Bangor & North Down History
North Down Memories
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
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
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 1914–1919.
The Lost World of North Down: Photographs 1870-1940
Over 100 rare photographs of Bangor, Holywood and the villages and countryside of North Down.
Bangor Then and Now: A Pictorial Record
This nostalgic record compares images of old postcards with contemporary photographs of the same scenes in Bangor today.
This Thing Of Darkness
A brilliant, action-packed and gripping novel of Charles Darwin's voyage on the Beagle - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.