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Ward, Isaac William, 1834-1916



  • Existence: 1834 - 1916

Biographical Note

Isaac William Ward was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1834. Except for a short stay in the United States, he lived his entire life in Belfast and worked in the linen industry. Ward found enough success in his business enterprises to have the leisure time to spend pursuing his interests in astronomy and the local history of Belfast. He died in 1916.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Isaac William Ward and Nancy Ward Martin family papers


This collection consists of the papers of Belfast resident Isaac William Ward and his granddaughter Nancy Ward Martin. Materials include correspondence, diaries, address books, genealogical materials, photographic material, business and donation records, as well as clippings and articles.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1858-1979