Nelson Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Nelson Street runs between Great Patrick Street and Whitla Street in an area of Belfast, Co. Antrim that has undetone total redevelopment since the war.

Nelson Street

Belfast

Co. Antrim

United Kingdom

Nelson Street in 1943

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

NumberFirst Name(s)Last NameOccupation
1-3LMurphyPublican
5Vacant
7Mrs. RMcGonnell
9ELowryLabourer
11JamesBrady
13EdwardDornanLabourer
15SCampbellTerazzo Worker
17BernardThompsonLabourer
19-21Mrs.McCarthy
23CarloNotarantonio
25W Scott and Co. Ltd.Bed and Bedding Manufacturers
27Robert Cooke and SonsWaste Merchants
29MatthewMulvennaHorse Shoer
41-53O&T Gallagher Ltd.Scrap and Waste Merchants
55Store
57Mrs. WilliamWhiteside
59JohnButlerClerk
61Side Door
63Vacant
65JamesWherry
111-121JP Corry and Co. Ltd.
123JamesMcMinn
125Vacant
127ThomasEllisDocker
129Murray
131Occupied
133WPhillipsBootmaker
135-141Vacant
143RobertWithersLabourer
145SamuelMcKeeLabourer
147ThomasHopkinsGrocer
149JCraigLabourer
151Mrs. MaryMelville
153Mary AgnesBeattie
155CharlesStrainLabourer
157Vacant
159Mrs.Nelson
161Side Door
163-167Vacant
169WilliamKellyDriver
171WilliamTurnerGrocer
173JamesSmith
173.5GibsonSewell
175JohnPurseSheet Metal Worker
177JThompsonDocker
179GladysPearson
181Side Door
183SMorrisonStevedore
185HughFerrisBoilermaker
187TMcGreevyBoatman
189-191Side Door
193Mrs. TNugent
195JohnMurrayLabourer
197BernardMcCaugheyDocker
201HughHarveyLabourer
203Vacant
205Mariners Public Elementary School
209Side Door
2-6Vacant
8MagaretCosgrove
10HughMcGroganLabourer
12Mrs. ALLoughran
14Mrs. MJMcKenna
16-18JohnWattersPublican
24Mrs. IsabellaSmyth
26PCanningLabourer
28JProphyLabourer
30JohnHickeyCarter
32HTrainorScrap Merchant
34Mrs. BMcAleese
36Mrs. AgnesWhitelock
38FTrainorLabourer
40CatherineBlair
42SamuelLarmourLabourer
44Mrs. IsabellaMoore
46Mrs. MAMcKee
48WilliamCookLabourer
50Mrs.Hamilton
52HenryMurdockLabourer
54-58R Craig and Sons (Engineers) Ltd.Side Entrance
60MWilliamsonGreengrocer
62WilliamReynolds
64GeorgeSpeer
66Donaldson
68JohnQuinnDrover
70Vacant
72-80JEastwoodDealer
82HenryCaldwellLabourer
92Mrs.McClean
94WBanaghan
96Miss MEMorrisGrocer
98Mrs. MaryMcClarnon
100Mrs. EStevenson
102ThomasFerrisLabourer
104Vacant
106The MissesThompson
108Mrs. AAtkinson
110-112Vacant
114JMartinSeaman
116JFoster
118MissMcNerlin
120Vacant
122JGallowaySoldier
124JBranaghLabourer
126ThomasHopkinsLabourer
128BDore
130Mrs. MDavidson
132JosephClarkeLabourer
134EGawJoiner
136JSmythLabourer
138Side Door
144FrankDempseyLabourer
146JohnStewartSeaman
148JohnRitchieCrane Man
150RobertPurseJoiner
152JohnPurseLabourer
154Vacant
156-162Vacant
164Miss BridgetWalls
166Vacant
170EllenMurphy
172JMcGreevyLabourer
174ThomasBoswell
176JTrainorPublican
178Mrs.Quinn
180AlbertDixonLabourer
182WO'ConnorLabourer
184Mrs. MaryRogan
184Cullen and Allen Co. Ltd.Stores
186Vacant
188JamesDoyle
190JFlynnLabourer
192JamesAdamsLabourer
194JohnMcErleanLabourer
196JSmithTailor
198JamesHogg
200HMayneLabourer
202ADevineLabourer
204Mrs. BBrown

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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