Capper, Wilfrid Meredyth (1905–89), conservationist and creator of the Ulster Way, was born in
Belfast on 12 July 1905, the second son of four children (two boys and two girls)
of John Malcolmson Capper, a cotton yarn merchant, and Elizabeth Jane Capper (née
Stewart); the family was…...
Gamble, James (1803–91), soap manufacturer in
the USA, was born 3 April 1803
in the Graan, near Enniskillen, Co.
Fermanagh, eldest among four sons and two daughters of George Gamble
and his wife Mary Norris. They were related to prosperous farmers, merchants, and linen
MacQuitty, William Baird (1905–2004), traveller, film producer, photographer and polymath, was born in Belfast on 15 May 1905, elder of two sons of James Baird MacQuitty, managing director of the Belfast Telegraph (a cousin of the principal proprietors), and his wife Henrietta…...