The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Colleges established in Ireland in 1845 to afford a university education to members of all religious denominations, and opened at Belfast, Cork, and Galway in 1849, the first having 23 professors, with 343 students; the second 23 professors, with 181 students; and the third 37 professors, with 91 students. There is also a Queen's College in Melbourne.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Queen's Colleges'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/q/queens-colleges.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.