Albany Street and Marlborough Street,corner of, bomb damage

Albany Street and Marlborough Street,corner of, bomb damage

Image Details

Title Albany Street and Marlborough Street,corner of, bomb damage
Reference Number STH0000189
Photographer Amy Celia Flagg
Town or Village South Shields
Date 2 October 1941
Original Format Black and White Photograph
Period c1940s
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information At 21.08 on 2 October 1941, four bombs hit Marlborough Street and Albany Street causing extensive damage. Many houses were flattened and others had to be demolished later. People were trapped in their houses or air raid shelters and there were numerous casualties. A Special Police Constable on duty on Marlborough Street was killed.