St. Patrick’s Boys’ School, Donegall Street, Belfast

St. Patrick's Boys' School was a Public Elementary School in North Belfast. Evacuees waited for transport there on 8th July 1940 as people fled the city.

St. Patrick's Boys' School

193 Donegall Street

Belfast

BT1 2FL

Northern Ireland

On 4th July 1940, the Belfast Newsletter listed St. Patrick’s Boys’ School as a place from where unregistered children would be evacuated on Monday 8th July 1940.

This was part of an attempt to evacuate young people from Belfast a year before the Blitz.

Map showing St. Patrick’s Girls’ School, Donegall Street, Belfast

St. Patrick’s Girls’ School, Donegall Street, Belfast

193 Donegall Street, Belfast

St. Patrick's Girls' School was a Public Elementary School in North Belfast. Evacuees waited for transport there on 8th July 1940 as people fled the city.

Map showing Donegall Street, Belfast

Donegall Street, Belfast

Belfast

Donegall Street lies in the heart of Belfast's Cathedral Quarter. St. Anne's Cathedral is one of a few buildings in the area to survive the Belfast Blitz.

Map showing North Belfast in the Second World War

North Belfast in the Second World War

Belfast

Through the Second World War, North Belfast was a working-class area, packed with terraced houses, factories, mills, and suffered during the Belfast Blitz.

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