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Stephen-Barrie

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Annadale Street 1941 ?
« on: September 29, 2018, 06:39:08 PM »
Hi Everyone,
I am Barrie from North Wales and trying to trace my late motherís roots, I am told that she was fostered in North Wales following the loss of family members in 1941, was this following the Belfast Blitz ? I have just obtained her Birth Certificate that documents she was born at 10 Annadale Street in 1930. Sorry for being vague but she never spoke of her childhood.
Where is Annadale Street, does it still exist, what is the area/street called now if itís changed or been developed.
Any help would be greatly appreciated

MargaretS

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2018, 07:31:56 PM »
Hi Everyone,
I am Barrie from North Wales and trying to trace my late motherís roots, I am told that she was fostered in North Wales following the loss of family members in 1941, was this following the Belfast Blitz ? I have just obtained her Birth Certificate that documents she was born at 10 Annadale Street in 1930. Sorry for being vague but she never spoke of her childhood.
Where is Annadale Street, does it still exist, what is the area/street called now if itís changed or been developed.
Any help would be greatly appreciated

annadale street was around antrim rd newlodge rd area
i think it took heavey bombing in 1941
i dont know if its still there
its all new housing around there now
but thats were it was
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JimG

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2018, 12:02:33 PM »

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/acomplete1932_2.htm
Annadale Street  off Antrim Road   
10. Vacant

http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/acomplete1924.htm
10. Fleming, John, grocer
Annadale st was the 4th street on rhs going up the Antrim road 

from the 1911 census with no connection but just in case its useful later
1 in Castle Lane (Lurgan Urban, Armagh)
Fleming   John   42   Male   Head of Family   Roman Catholic   Co Armagh   Grocer   Read and write   -   Married   -   -   -   -
Fleming   Catherine   36   Female   Wife   Roman Catholic   Co Monaghan   -   Read and write   -   Married   -   3   -   -


JimG

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2018, 09:49:41 PM »

going up the Antrim road  the first five streets on the RHS were
Pim Street. exists but looks rebuilt
Churchill st exists but looks rebuilt
Dawson street exists but looks rebuilt
Annandale St  doesnít exist but a street opening leading into s no entry culdesac car park might be its exact site. Modern google using the street scene view has a street? sign at the far end of a gable end painting in a small car park space but I cant read it about 1o houses inc a few shops is No 117 Antrim rooad
the next street leading onto the Antrim road  is the New Lodge Road

the street directory for 1939  shows no 10 Annadale St vacant
the street directory for 1943  shows
4-10. Vacant ground
 ...here is Shandon Street
12-18. Vacant ground
 ...here is Hartwell Street
 ...here is Arlington Street
 24. vacant
so blitz took its toll


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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2018, 04:46:45 PM »
the small carpark is indeed the location of the top of what was annadale st most of the top of annadale street was wiped out in the blitz of easter 1941

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2018, 08:39:00 AM »
as i was guessing, thank you very much for the timely confirmation

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« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2020, 07:32:37 PM »
Wow, that's coincidence.  My greatgrandmother's last address in Belfast before emigrating to the US in 1930 was 10 Annadale Street.  Sarah Donaghey and her daughter Mary left Belfast in Jan 1930.  They listed their last residence as 10 Annadale St where my great grandfather John still lived.  The rest of the family was already in New York, so John was left behind.  You can probably guess why.  The fate of John Donaghey remains a mystery.  Russ

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2020, 10:25:04 PM »
the street occupants for 1939 are all listed in https://www.lennonwylie.co.uk/acomplete1939_2.htm I donít know if st directories were published in 1940


 I checked for John Donaghey
have you tried searching for him elswhere in 1939 using
this entry below in http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk
donaghey, john  1939 site:http://www.lennonwylie.co.uk there are at least two J .
running out of time


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« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2020, 06:31:13 PM »

Thanks.  10 Annadale was vacant in the 1932 and 1939 directories.  There are not other obvious entries for John, except possibly the one on Ashmore listed as a plater's helper in both.  John was always listed as a joiner or ship's carpenter.  Could he have transitioned to plating in the shipyards?  He would have been in his 50s.  He was born and raised in Sailortown in the late 1800s but raised his own family in New Lodge in the early 1900s.  His family was all gone by 1930.  We believe he was still alive into the early 1950s but his fate is a partial mystery.

 I checked for John Donaghey
have you tried searching for him elswhere in 1939 using
this entry below
donaghey, john  1939 there are at least two J .
running out of time

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2020, 10:27:51 AM »
Hi Russ, my next suggestion is to try burial lists. i tried http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/community/burialrecords/burialrecords.aspx
useing Donaghey spelling no luck, when i tried Donaghy there were far more entries and several John look for late 1940s

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« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2020, 12:05:13 PM »
Not a great photo Russ but may be worth contacting the Belfast Telegraph and asking if they can supply an copy of the original.

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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2020, 02:51:21 PM »


I knew I had them somewhere. These pics were taken the day after the Blitz Bombing. 👍🏼




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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2020, 09:29:50 AM »
See names below of those who were injured or killed during the blitz of Annadale St.








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Re: Annadale Street 1941 ?
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2020, 12:00:52 PM »
JimG & Bread Basket :) O0