St Matthew’s Boys’ School, Seaforde Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

St Matthew's Boys' School still stands at 52 Eliza Street in East Belfast, Co. Antrim. In the 1940s, the street ran through to the Newtownards Road.

St Matthew's Boys' School

52 Seaforde Street


Co. Antrim


United Kingdom

On 4th July 1940, the Belfast Newsletter listed St Matthew’s Boys’ School as a place from where unregistered children would be evacuated on Monday 8th July 1940.

This was part of an attempt to evacuate young people from Belfast a year before the Blitz.

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