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Ashington, Northumberland
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Ashington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Ashington 1950s 1980s.

My mother's family lived in the Milburn Road area of Ashington from the 1920s. My mother met my father, a Londoner serving in the Army stationed at Acklington or thereabouts at the end of WW2. They married in Morpeth and subequently moved to London in 1948 where I was born. I have many wonderful memories of annual ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashington

Naming The Shops

Can anyone name the shops from this end towards the far end.

A memory of Ashington by Rob Ross

Crossing The Bridge

Lived in North Seaton and remember clearly the excitement (and danger), of crossing the bridge by the boards underneath the bridge; especially when the train driver would see us and deliberately let off steam overhead.

A memory of Ashington by Bill Kinnaird