Linfield Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Linfield Road lies off andy Row in South Belfast, Co. Antrim. In the 1940s it was a hive of industry with both tobacco and linen manufacturers based there.

Linfield Road

Belfast

Co. Antrim

United Kingdom

Linfield Road in 1943

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

NumberFirst Name(s)Last NameOccupation
1-13Murray Sons and Co. Ltd.Tobacco and Snuff Manufacturers
15Mrs.Jameson
17JohnGrahamLabourer
19Vacant
21ThomasCrokerLabourer
23Mrs. Mary AnnSimms
25SamuelBullaLabourer
27DavidMagiltonAttendant
29MissSimms
31-33HRossGrocer
35SAshwoodLabourer
37JohnMcCutcheonJoiner
39WilliamMcMullanLabourer
41IsabellaGraceyGrocer
43HGBurnsGrocer
45JohnSullivanLabourer
47The Ulster Spinning Co. Ltd.
49The Ulster Weaving Co. Ltd.
51John Johnston and Sons Ltd.Linen Manufacturers
53Linfield Gate Lodge
2-6Hewitt Brothers Ltd.House Furnishers
8John CFaulknerGlazier
10WilliamLiptonLabourer
12WilliamLangEngineer
14Mrs.Smith
16EllenMcDonaldConfectioner
18JohnRobinsonLabourer
20WrightLynessGardener
22Mrs. IsabellaReddick
24RobertMcCleeryLabourer
26DavidWiltonWatchmaker
28RFletcherLabourer
30Mrs.Dogherty
32JamesBurkeLabourer
34GeorgeMcCully
36SCasementDriver
38JBarrattDriver
40JaneGallagher
42JamesMahaffyPlumber
44RWilsonPlumber
46AlexanderReidLabourer
48HughFullertonPainter
50AlexanderHamiltonShoemaker
52RobertKerrStoker
54Miss MScottGrocer
56Linfield Junior Public Elementary School

Places of Interest

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

References

Lennon Wylie

Categories

Co. Antrim

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