Millisle, Co. Down during World War Two

Hundreds of Jewish refugees came to the small village of Millisle, Co. Down during World War Two where they escaped the horrors of the Holocaust in Europe.

Millisle

Co. Down

United Kingdom

Places of Interest

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

Map showing Ballycopeland Windmill, Millisle, Co. Down

Ballycopeland Windmill, Millisle, Co. Down

Windmill Road, Millisle, Co. Down

Ballycopeland Windmill stands in Millisle, Co. Down. During World War Two, it became a local landmark for Jewish refugee children at the nearby Kinderfarm.

Map showing Ballyrolly House, Millisle, Co. Down

Ballyrolly House, Millisle, Co. Down

Woburn Road, Millisle, Co. Down

Ballyrolly House stood in 70 acres of land in Millisle, Co. Down. The Belfast Jewish Community saw to it that the farm would house Kindertransport refugees.

Map showing Millisle Beach, Millisle, Co. Down

Millisle Beach, Millisle, Co. Down

Millisle, Co. Down

Millisle Beach, Millisle, Co. Down was a popular attraction in the 1940s, especially with the Jewish Kindertransport children who lived at a nearby farm.

Map showing Millisle Primary School, Millisle, Co. Down

Millisle Primary School, Millisle, Co. Down

9 Abbery Road, Millisle, Co. Down

Millisle Primary School stands in the quiet seaside town of Millisle, Co. Down. During the 1940s some pupils were Jewish refugees from occupied Europe.