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date: 28 March 2020

Joy, Henrylocked

(1719/20–1789)
  • Brigitte Anton

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Joy, Henry (1719/20–1789), newspaper proprietor and benefactor, was born in Belfast, the first of three children of Francis Joy (1697–1790), printer and paper maker, and his wife, Margaret (1690–1745), daughter of Robert Martin of Belfast. The family was descended from Calvinist stock who moved to ...

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Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast
National Library of Ireland, department of manuscripts, Dublin
Trinity College, Dublin