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babsbing

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Rosario School
« on: June 23, 2008, 08:55:04 PM »
My Hubby and I are just back from a wee dander down the Ormeau past Sunnyside Street and guess what they have Bulldosed Rosario School.

I thought this building was protected, obviously not.

I suppose another block of apartments will be there in a few months time.

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2008, 09:23:46 PM »
aye Babs, difficult to picture the site without the school..   The Rosetta biys will have to fight the Rosario lads on the Ravenhill Road now instead of the Convemt Hill ;D

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2008, 09:32:47 PM »
Hi There

I went to St Judes and then Ulidia when it was built I just thought it was sad to see another old building go.

I'll let you know what they build.

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2008, 09:35:56 PM »
cheers Babs.....I remeber the old St. Judes school.The Bank is there now,there was a greengrocer  I think, Ralston the cobbler and then Johnny Brown's shop...Laverys on the other side of the old school....when were you at Uilidia? Will be interested to hear what is built on the Rosario site, cheers, G.

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2008, 06:51:13 PM »
My middle sister and I went to Ulidia when it opened 1957 or 1958 Mr Burnside was Principal.

My other sister went straight to Park Parade which also has bit the dust.

Mr & Mrs Nicholson owned the greengrocers because I got the outer leaves of the cabbage for my Rabbit from them. They were nice people.


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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2008, 11:15:53 PM »
I remember Mr Nicholson....a most helpful wee man and always rushing around at the shop...was the shop called The Savoy?I can picture him in his brown shop coat. Davidsons the hardware shop down the road beside the Post Office was an amazing shop as was The Ideal toy shop O0 I knew a few of the Ulidia kids...Morrows , Lowry. .Atkinson,Mc Guckin.

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2008, 02:53:46 AM »
cheers Babs.....I remeber the old St. Judes school.The Bank is there now,there was a greengrocer  I think, Ralston the cobbler and then Johnny Brown's shop...Laverys on the other side of the old school....when were you at Uilidia? Will be interested to hear what is built on the Rosario site, cheers, G.
for info,   417 - 429 ormeau rd,  1950 - 1990.

417   jc brown      1980 wt macmillan            newsagents
419   agnes wood, grocer      1970 hodgen's toys
421   j silo            1970 vacant
423   st judes p e        1960 st judes hall     1980 vacant
425   mrs a humphreys, fruit    1960 thos j nicholson, fruit      1980 aib
427   wm mcilroy, boot repair        1960 n ralston, boot repair             1980 aib
429   henry laverty, grocer      1980 carpet land

that'll get your little grey cells working giannineo.
bnf.

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2008, 09:23:05 PM »
cheers bnf, the more I try to picture it the more confused I get ::)

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2008, 08:19:19 PM »
g,
just to confuse you even more.
did your granny ever tell you about
duff's row, wooden row or desa place ?
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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #9 on: July 03, 2008, 08:58:26 PM »
vnf, nope, don'y know of those....do you know what the wee entry was called beside Laverty the grocer...there was a bookies shop there and on the other side was Bob Thompson the bike shop..I do remeber Johny Browns, Lavertys, Hodgens I knew the family well,Nicholsons, AIB, St.Judes Hall /school, Ralston the cobbler..Bobby Hodgen had the shop on corner of Whitehall Gardens, Norman had a shop next Cowzers Chemist or Mc Creery the butcher and Brian had an electrical shop where Norman had his sweetie shop .
   where did you live bnf?

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2008, 10:50:17 PM »
g,
they were around the old curzon site, before it was.
simpson's court was the old entry near st judes school.
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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #11 on: July 03, 2008, 10:56:07 PM »
g,
i feel so old that i think i've even had a drink in the abercorn arms.
i live not too far from prospect house or anna's cottage.
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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2008, 11:12:31 PM »
bnf, you have lost me again :-[

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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2008, 11:23:29 PM »
g,
in the 1920's, it was the row of wooden shops which stood on the site of the curzon, hence the name, also known as duff's row ( david Duff  1890 ).
deesa  1880,   desa place  1907,  corner of raby street.
bnf.
by the way the abercorn arms became the pavillion.
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Re: Rosario School
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2008, 11:40:28 PM »
excellent bnf, thanks,we Ballynafeigh men /women are few on here.