Memories 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

Happy Days

My nana & grandad lived in Pont St, we used to shop at Walter Wilkins, for best butter, cut in a slab. I live in Australia, but my heart, is still in that corner were I used to walk up to the bait box (fish & chip shop) where Nana used to work. Happy days, happy days.

That Shop On The Corner

I lived at either 159 or 259 Milburn Rd so remember as child going to that corner shop, being about 5 yrs of age, watching as mum bought cheese and butter - they cut big slabs from whole rounds and wrappped it in paper. I also remember Raffies icecream shop which was opposite our house - he sold slabs of icecream ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashington by Valerie Dukes

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


Who remembers running along the two boards inside the bridge and jumping between the gaps. Scary or what, or did you not live dangerously like me and Tom Eastlake?

A memory of Ashington by Rob Ross

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