Strandburn Street, Belfast

Strandburn Street, East Belfast lies off Connsbrook Avenue. The street suffered damage during the 1941 Belfast Blitz with school buildings almost destroyed.

Strandburn Street

Belfast

BT4 1JY

Northern Ireland

Strandburn Street in 1943

The following information is taken from the 1943 Belfast Street Directory.

Number Forename Surname Occupation
1 Strand Public Elementary School Principal William Rodgers
2 John Wilson Grocer
4 J Cummings Labourer
6 G Roxborough
8 Albert Morrow Insurance Agent
10 Bertie Ralph Holder Up
12 R Scott Engineer
14 James B Monaghan Fitter
16 Mrs B Magowan
18 S Allan Cleaner
20 Richard Irvine Conductor
22 John Fairley Electrician
24 Alexander McCracken Mechanic
26 Robert Rowan Fitter
28 James Cooke
30 J Buckley Labourer
32 Robert Sandford Labourer
34 William Hewitt Labourer
36 Elsie Erskine
38 Robert Millar Carter
40 John Gray Joiner
42 ED Forrester Iron Turner
44 John Lavery Clerk
46 GA Patterson Commercial Traveller
48 Occupied
50 M Millar Labourer
52 David Martin Tram Conductor
54 George C Scott Wood Turner
56 WH Spence Machinist
58 The Misses Magowan

Places of Interest

The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.

Map showing Strand Public Elementary School, Strandburn Street, Belfast

Strand Public Elementary School, Strandburn Street, Belfast

Strandburn Street, Belfast

The old Strand Public Elementary School now makes up part of Victoria Park Primary School in East Belfast. The old school was partly destroyed in the Blitz.

References

Lennon Wylie

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