The Derry Guildhall exhibition – Plantation: Process, people, perspectives – has reopened to the public with a number of new installations, including items from London Metropolitan Archives, the archives of the Honourable the Irish Society, and the Derry City Council archive collection. Edward Montgomery, Secretary of The Honourable the Irish Society visited on Thursday 5 December to look at the refreshed display with Bernadette Walsh, Derry City Council archivist:
Bernadette and Edward with an original folio of the Great Parchment Book.
Studying a 17th century map from the Derry City Council archives.
Looking at items from the archives of the Honourable the Irish Society: documents relating to surveyor Sir Thomas Phillips, one of the earliest leases relating to Lough Foyle and fishing rights, and a survey of the city from the early 19th century.