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Ireland Photographic Memories

Ireland Photographic Memories

The photo 'Belfast, Ann Street 1897' appears in this book.

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Caption for Belfast, Ann Street 1897: A view looking east along Ann Street from Victoria Street. Horse-drawn trams are again in evidence. In the middle distance can be seen Queen's Bridge over the River Lagan, and beyond is industrial Belfast hard at work.

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Memories of Belfast


I started attending St. Malachy's College on the lower Antrim Road, but I cannot recognise the location of this beautiful photo even though the church spire is very prominent. What was it I wonder?

I went to help with the cubs and scouts while at the teacher training college with Alfie Johnston and Freda Musson (later Freda Johnston). Frank Denmark was the headteacher. He had served in the war and lost a leg. Though he had a false one fitted, it was not very comfortable and often he could be seen moving about on (...Read full memory)

back in the years 1947 /1950 ,my grand mother and I would spend a day at Hazelwood ,if I recall correctly by the steps they had a little carnival ,then we would make our way to the Floral hall ,which in those days had a silver tea room ,whiter than white table cloths ,the waitress,s dressed in black with white (...Read full memory)

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