Amble, High Street c.1965

Neg. A225033

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When this picture was taken it is unlikely that anyone thought that the port had only a few years left. In 1846 coal exported from the Tyne ports was just over 3,250,000 tonnes. By 1894 exports had risen to over 12 million tonnes, and by 1911 had topped 20 million tonnes.

Memories of Amble

Amble Where I Was Born

May Lundgren was my grandmother, married to Alfred Edward (old Ed), who was in the Air Force during the war. My father is also Alfred Edward (young Eddie), born 1931 who now lives in Alnwick with my mother Irene, formerly Walker, from East Chevington. I was born in Gordon Street in 1955, just next to the beach photo ...Read full memory

A memory of Amble by Trevor Lundgren

Leazes Street

I would just like to ask if anyone remembers Mrs Lungren of 10 Leazes Street, Amble? She lived there around the 1940s.

A memory of Amble by Sheila Middleton

Starting School

I remember my first day at school as being just awful. After the initial shock I then enjoyed being at school. At that time we lived near Amble Junction. I also remember prior to starting school I slipped on the ice and broke my right femur. Apart from some mishaps I enjoyed that time of my life.

A memory of Amble by Edward Manderson

Holidays In Amble

My name is Carol Kemp nee Joyce and I was born along the links in a cottage there back in 1944. My mother was called Edna Pile and her mother was Mamie Pile, my Gran, who lived in Amble all her life. I have very fond memories of visiting in the summer and we always visited with her friend Ada Wiggett who lived next to Percy ...Read full memory

A memory of Amble by Douglas Kemp

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