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Billy Fish

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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3165 on: March 16, 2019, 11:03:12 AM »
   

This is the Queens Bridge.   :)

Great set of photos, Jack. I would say this view is pre 1956 as the old two funnelled Heysham boat is still there. The two new Heysham steamers only came from Harland & Wolff after 1956.
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« Reply #3166 on: March 16, 2019, 11:08:41 AM »
Found this old photo of what (I think) is Donegall place. The right of the photo says "Queen's" which I presume is Queen's Arcade. My best guess is around 1950s.

Hi Noel, don't think this is Donegall Place. Can't see it in my minds eye. Great photo though.
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« Reply #3167 on: March 16, 2019, 12:10:08 PM »

Thanks "Billy".

Donegall Place was just a guess. It was the "Queen's" on the right side of the photo which made me think it was a sign for the Queen's Arcade??? I no longer live in Belfast so not even sure if the arcade was/is in Donegall Place.

Wondering if there used to be (still is?) a Queen's hotel???

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« Reply #3168 on: March 16, 2019, 02:08:10 PM »

Found this old photo of what (I think) is Donegall place. The right of the photo says "Queen's" which I presume is Queen's Arcade. My best guess is around 1950s.


I wonder if the building on the right was a cinema, for the sign beside 'Queens' seems to end in 'and I' and I started to imagine I could see the words 'The King' before it - as in the 1956 film.  Again it could be my imagination, but the sign above the shop on the corner looks like it starts with 'House of'.

 

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« Reply #3169 on: March 16, 2019, 02:23:27 PM »

Thanks CMcG!

Yes it does look like a cinema sign. Had a quick search and found this old cinema listed
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[font=]Queens 250-256 York Street. Think it opened in 1916 and closed in 1941. Maybe some old hands from York street could verify if this looks like York street in the 40s/50s, assuming the sign remained in place, after it shut.[/font]

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« Reply #3170 on: March 17, 2019, 12:15:47 AM »
Thanks CMcG!

Yes it does look like a cinema sign. Had a quick search and found this old cinema listed
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[font=]Queens 250-256 York Street. Think it opened in 1916 and closed in 1941. Maybe some old hands from York street could verify if this looks like York street in the 40s/50s, assuming the sign remained in place, after it shut.[/font]
   ...here is Rowan Street[/size]226. Hart, G. H., house furnisher
228. McKnight, W., hairdresser
230. Kelso, M. L., draper
232. Barrett, S., & Sons, painters
234. Vacant
236. Lutton, T., & Co., wireworks
238. Armstrong, H., boot maker
240. Vacant
242. McKinley, A. J., draper
244. Orchard (The), fruiterers
246. The Northern Confectioners
248. Tulley, J., confectioner
        The "Queens" Picture House
258. Salvation Army Hall
260. Henry, P. J., L.D.S., dental surgeon
262. Wilson, W. R. E., M.D.
 ...here is Lilliput Road
 ...here is Limestone Road[/size]


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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3171 on: March 17, 2019, 06:51:50 PM »
   ...here is Rowan Street[/size]226. Hart, G. H., house furnisher
228. McKnight, W., hairdresser
230. Kelso, M. L., draper
232. Barrett, S., & Sons, painters
234. Vacant
236. Lutton, T., & Co., wireworks
238. Armstrong, H., boot maker
240. Vacant
242. McKinley, A. J., draper
244. Orchard (The), fruiterers
246. The Northern Confectioners
248. Tulley, J., confectioner
        The "Queens" Picture House
258. Salvation Army Hall
260. Henry, P. J., L.D.S., dental surgeon
262. Wilson, W. R. E., M.D.
 ...here is Lilliput Road
 ...here is Limestone Road[/size]

Think you have nailed it there Boxer 1949.
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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3172 on: April 07, 2019, 08:49:29 AM »
   :)
I passed this shop every day going to primary school 👍🏼👍🏼