Blythe Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Blythe Street runs off Sandy Row in south-west Belfast, Co. Antrim. During wartime, several serving members of the forces lived on the working-class street.

Blythe Street

Belfast

Co. Antrim

United Kingdom

Blythe Street in 1943

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

NumberFirst Name(s)Last NameOccupation
1Mrs. LTalbot
3Mrs. LLockhart
5IsaacMcAllisterLabourer
7JohnWatsonLabourer
9HenryBuntingPacker
11JPorterMeter Inspector
13JamesCheshireCarter
15JamesKernagahanLinesman
17ThomasAshbridge
19WilliamMcMillanLabourer
21Miss EMcCrea
23GeorgeFrameBaker
25WMillar
27WilliamMorrisonBoot Repairer
29WilliamBeattieRoyal Air Force
31RHStewartPresser
33JohnGeddisDriver
35AlexanderReidFireman
37LewisSmythFireman
39RobertMcKennaMechanic
41Mrs. SMcCausland
43RobertBruceTaxi Driver
45ThomasMitchell
47GeorgeCourtneyLabourer
49RobertDicksonGrocer
51Jess
53John NMurdieFitter
55Gateway
57St. Aiden's Church
59WJHintonConfectioner
61JamesGrayPainter
63JamesMcGimpseyLabourer
65RobertTaylorLabourer
67SamuelSpears
69JohnCollinsPorter
71Ocupied
73AlbertLearyRivetter
75-107Vacant
109Linfield Senior Public Elementary School
111ErnestSmithSoldier
113GeorgeWinton
115GeorgeToogood
117Mrs. SarahHarrison
119RobertHughesPainter
121Mrs. SABarray
123JamesDouganLabourer
125Mrs.Patton
127JamesGrahamLabourer
129George RSharkeyLabourer
131Mrs. MBrown
133JohnMartinPainter
135WalterHowardLabourer
137EdwardCorbett
139WilliamLambertLabourer
141EdwardConnorRougher
143RichardMackeyLabourer
145Mrs. RNewton
147WGreerWeaver
149HughMcCallumJoiner
2Miss CKerr
4Mrs. LMoore
6BMcCreeryHairdresser
8JWrightLabourer
10JJMcMullanCutter
12aBriggsHouse Repairer
12Mrs. ALavery
14JohnBennettLabourer
16RichardCavesShoemaker
18WJSewellLabourer
20Mrs.McAnoy
22Mrs. ElizaMcCoy
24Blythe Street Public Elementary School
26-28JohnCampbellBlacksmith
30WilliamAudleyLabourer
32WilliamCreightonClerk
34HenryLearyShunter
36WilliamDouganBaker
38-40William SFergusonCommercial Merchant
42AlexanderMcDowellLabourer
44Mrs. JaneMcKee
46Robert GWilson
48HHolmesBaker
50SamuelChittickLabourer
52HenryForsytheLabourer
54WilliamSmith
56Mrs. AHarkness
58DavidForsytheLabourer
60EdwardGray
62DCrooksLabourer
64IsaacLaveryLabourer
66GeorgeHill
68DavidGrayLabourer
70AlbertLivingstonLabourer
72Mrs. HelenTaylor
74WWSheppard
76AlbertMcCormackPacker
78ThomasMillarLabourer
80Mrs. EllenCochrane
82VictorMcKinstry
84HughBaileyLabourer
86Mrs.KeneltyGrocer
88DavidReid
90JMurdie
92Miss MCraig
94JohnDunlevy
96Mrs. SCarson
98Mrs. ElizabethBlack
100GASpurrLabourer
102Mrs. HCarson
104William JDunleavyLabourer
106ThomasCumminsIron Turner
108WilliamDalzellFireman
110Mrs. SEFerguson
112TSmith
114Mrs. AgnesBeattie
116ChristinaScott
118RWilliamsonDriver
120HerbertSamesMotor Mechanic
122JohnMartinStoreman
124SamuelLarmourLabourer
126WilliamMinnis
128-130AMcQuillanGrocer
142Mrs.Flack
144EdweardGilbertSoldier
146WilliamTrainorPainter
148AlbertCherryAir Raid Precautions Warden
150WilliamWrightSoldier
152Mrs. AgnesRobinson
154WilliamNixonJoiner
156JohnBeggs
158Mrs. AliceWilliamson
160Hill
162-190Vacant
192WilliamCalvertMachine Man
194WilliamMcKittrickLabourer
196JosephFisherLabourer
198AndrewJohnstonLabourer
200jamesFisherLabourer
202JamesDougan
204SidneyEllisPrison Warden
206Mrs. ElizabethGreer
208DavidMilliganLabourer
210ThomasNixonTenter
212Mrs. MargaretCorbett
214Mrs.Taylor
216AnnieDoloughan
218Mrs. JMcClelland
220WHGilmoreBottler
222JamesBoydLabourer
224Mrs. MJohnston
226WMackeyLabourer
228RobertRodgersLabourer
230FrankNesbittLabourer
232MissCairns
234RChambersEngine Driver
236IsaacBoothLabourer
238JohnBoothLabourer
240GKirkhamLamp Lighter

Places of Interest

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

References

Lennon Wylie

Categories

Co. Antrim

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