46 Albion Street, Halton, Hastings

Albion Street, Halton, HastingsOn Monday 23rd September 1940 a lone bomber dropped three high explosive bombs and an oil bomb on the Halton area of Hastings. Albion Street was hit hard, with Robert Winborn and Louisa Winborn killed at their home at 46 Albion Street. Five houses were demolished and others seriously damaged. There were many other injuries and around 60 people were made homeless.

The Halton area of Hastings was pretty much demolished and rebuilt during the slum clearances in Hastings during the 1950’s. The image above taken from Google Maps shows where Albion Street used to be.

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