Source Information Irish in Boston [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002.
Original data: Cullen, James Bernard. The Story of Irish in Boston. Boston, MA, USA: J.B. Cullen and Company, 1889.

About Irish in Boston

This database contains historical and biographical sketches of the Irish in Boston up to the late 19th century. Historical subjects found in this database includes:

  • The Irish in the Colonial Period
  • The Irish Witch
  • The Charitable Irish Society
  • Captain Daniel Malcom and the Revenue Acts
  • The Immigrant
  • The Know-nothing Movement
  • Concord and Lexington
  • Bunker Hill
  • The Siege of Boston
  • The War of 1812 and the Mexican War
  • War of Secession
  • The Catholic Church in Boston

Types of people included in the biographical sketches consist of distinguished men of early times, representative men of the times, noted women, Boston lawyers, Boston physicians, Boston journalists, and past members of the public service.