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Arrival of Sir Edward Carson

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Category:
The Irish Independence Film Collection
Directed by:
British Pathé
Produced by:
British Pathé
Year:

1914
Duration:

18 sec
Language:
Silent with English Intertitles

This newsreel set at the Dockland in Belfast shows Edward Carson and other dignitaries being driven in an open top car, flanked on both sides of the street by Irish guards.

Sir Edward Henry Carson (Baron Carson from 1900 to 1921) was an Irish unionist politician, barrister and judge. He became the leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance and Ulster Unionist Party between 1910 and 1921 in Dublin and held numerous positions in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

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