Limestone Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim

The Limestone Road in north Belfast runs from York Road to Antrim Road. During the Belfast Blitz of April 1941, this area of Belfast was heavily bombed.

Limestone Road

Belfast

Co. Antrim

United Kingdom

Limestone Road in 1943

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

NumberFirst Name(s)Last NameOccupation
1Mrs. LenaSaundersonFruiterer
3Jennymount Post Office
5KSkeltonBaker
7City Brick and Terracotta Co. Ltd.
111Mountcollyer Public Elementary School
2-16Vacant
20-22T Thompson and SonsMonumental Sculptors
24Air Raid Precautions Garage
28JamesOswaldRivetter
30Miss SusanAnderson
32Mrs. FlorenceMcCracken
34HarryMcDowell
36Mrs. EMcCullough
38CharlesYoungDriver
40EJohnstoneLabourer
42IsaacVenusSeaman
44JohnSloan
46DavidBoyd
48Mrs. MargaretVance
50HerbertPatrickLabourer
52Joseph JLowe
54William JCoulterOiler
56JosephMcCrumLabourer
58JohnMcDonnell
60HBrooksLabourer
62WilliamKeenanLabourer
64Mrs.MageeConfectioner
66William HRyanRigger
68SamuelDobbinHelper
70SDavidson
72Mrs. JaneFinlay
74SamuelMcDowell
76JohnMartinLabourer
78BGBrolly
80WilliamRickeyJoiner
82Mrs.McClean
84ArchieCowdenJoiner
86JohnCurrellSailor
88JamesRankinLabourer
90AndrewThompsonLabourer
92DavidWatsonCarter
94Miss MaryPatrick
96GeorgeMcKee
98DavidStrain
100HenrySnoddenLabourer
102WilliamMooreLabourer
104Mrs. LFulton
106Mrs.Dickey
108RobertGettisLabourer
110-112Vacant
114-118Occupied
120DanielMcDougall
122Occupied
124JohnMcCorkell
126AlexanderIrvine
128JamesPatience
130GeorgeAtcheson
132Mrs. VAgnew
134Mrs. MKerr
136WilliamGraham
138JohnPepperFitter
140James FRadcliffe
142Fry
144Vacant Ground
146GeorgeBoggyLorry Driver
148The MissesCrymble
150Occupied
152FrederickMcCallum
154Mrs. LilyWilliamson
156RachelKelly
158Mrs. Mary JMcCracken
160-162Vacant
164Mrs. SusanMcCann
166Vacant
168Mrs. MinnieAce
170JohnLeeCivil Servant
172John ARitchie
174Mrs.Somerville
176George HCrawfordPorter
178JamesWoodsideJoiner
180Air Raid Precautions Post
182JohnMcMurtry
184Vacant
186JohnCarney
188-190Vacant
192EdwardMcVeighPlumber
194Mrs. MargaretCharles
196JamesCowden
198Vacant
200Occupied
202Vacant
204Mrs. MaryCobain
206WilliamCrampton
208-212Vacant
214National Fire Service Station
216SCarson
218Mrs.Weakley
220JohnMooreheadCommercial Traveller
222SNMcCaugheyPlumber
224Holy Family ChurchSide Entrance
226Vacant
228Holy Family Presbytery
230Air Raid Precautions First Aid Post
232Vacant
234EJHenryForeman
236MCassaty
238PatrickAnglimCivil Servant
240Vacant
242Robert JMatchettMachinist
244Mrs. AnnieGlass
246JLoftusPrinter
248Rice
250MichaelNestor
252Sharkey
254JHMcNallyInspector
256GeorgeHamilton
258WRBrownGardener
260ErnestFrackletonRoyal Air Force
262JamesMateerMissionary
264RobertFlemingRoyal Ulster Constabulary
266Mrs.Glover
268Miss MargaretO'Neill
270Miss FlorenceWatters
272CharlesMurraySalesman
274Mrs. RMHall
278Limestone Plumbing Works
280-284RMcWilliamsBuilder and Contractor
286-292Vacant Ground
294-300Vacant
302JohnGilmoreTobacconist
304Vacant
306SArchbold
Hallidays Road, North Belfast in April 1941

Smoke rises from a crater caused by a Luftwaffe bomb on Hallidays Road, off the Limestone Road in North Belfast. The area was badly hit during the Belfast Blitz on 15th and 16th April 1941. Copyright Belfast Telegraph.

References

Lennon Wylie

Categories

Co. Antrim

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