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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 👍🏼👍🏼

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« Reply #3173 on: May 09, 2019, 02:07:02 AM »
Anyone any info on Malocco’s from Divis Street or any pics of Francie Malocco or the chippie please?

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« Reply #3174 on: July 18, 2019, 10:27:28 PM »
I just found this picture on a website called 9Gag, and after a reverse image search, I found an article in the Belfast Telegraph relating to it:



Quote:

Can you name the Belfast street where this photo was taken in 1962?

Can you identify this street in Belfast?

It was pictured in the sixties by Brian Seed, who describes himself as "an ancient Brit now living in the US".

He said: "Back in 1962 I was the photographer for a Time-Life book on Ireland..  I have always liked the attached Belfast photo, but where was it taken?"

The red, white and blue curbstones give a clue, as does the church tower in the background.

Perhaps, using the power of social media, we can even name the little redhead girl on the tricycle and her pal.

Comment below if you can help.
__________

Would anyone know where this photo was taken?


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« Reply #3175 on: July 18, 2019, 11:06:22 PM »
I just found this picture on a website called 9Gag, and after a reverse image search, I found an article in the Belfast Telegraph relating to it: SANDY ROW



Quote:

Can you name the Belfast street where this photo was taken in 1962?

Can you identify this street in Belfast?

It was pictured in the sixties by Brian Seed, who describes himself as "an ancient Brit now living in the US".

He said: "Back in 1962 I was the photographer for a Time-Life book on Ireland..  I have always liked the attached Belfast photo, but where was it taken?"

The red, white and blue curbstones give a clue, as does the church tower in the background.

Perhaps, using the power of social media, we can even name the little redhead girl on the tricycle and her pal.

Comment below if you can help.
__________

Would anyone know where this photo was taken?

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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3176 on: July 23, 2019, 11:02:49 PM »
I just found this picture on a website called 9Gag, and after a reverse image search, I found an article in the Belfast Telegraph relating to it:



Quote:

Can you name the Belfast street where this photo was taken in 1962?

Can you identify this street in Belfast?

It was pictured in the sixties by Brian Seed, who describes himself as "an ancient Brit now living in the US".

He said: "Back in 1962 I was the photographer for a Time-Life book on Ireland..  I have always liked the attached Belfast photo, but where was it taken?"

The red, white and blue curbstones give a clue, as does the church tower in the background.

Perhaps, using the power of social media, we can even name the little redhead girl on the tricycle and her pal.

Comment below if you can help.
__________

Would anyone know where this photo was taken?
boxer1949, Could this be Sugarfield St off Cupar St, that looks like Clonard Monastery in the background ?.

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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3177 on: July 24, 2019, 07:53:57 PM »
The photo was took in Sandy Row the church you see is in Bradbury Place

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« Reply #3178 on: July 25, 2019, 10:20:59 AM »
The photo was took in Sandy Row the church you see is in Bradbury Place
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Re: Any old photos
« Reply #3179 on: July 25, 2019, 11:35:56 AM »
   ...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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Thank you for that Boxer.
My Mother came from Rowan Street and I wonder did she go to that Cinema.
I hope she did manage the spare money to do that.

jilly