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The Socio-Spatial Structure of Belfast in 1837: evidence from the First Valuation

Stephen A. Royle

Abstract


As with many other cities, upon the full impact of industrialisation Belfast's once preindustrial socio-spatial structure inverted and it developed a recognisably Burgess/Hoyt style industrial city structure by the end of the 19th century. This paper considers Belfast's position by 1837, using the records of the First Valuation, and finds elements of a 'mercantile city' transitional phase.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.2014/igj.v24i1.588

URN: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:irg:ie:0000-igj.v24i1.5881

URN (PDF): http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:irg:ie:0000-igj.v24i1.588.g4773

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