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Blaydon, Tyne and Wear
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Old Photos near Blaydon

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

Jtc & Clb

I often look back to the times when I was in the JTC & CLB; there was a group of us young lads went from one to the other as time went by. One lad in particular, Ivan Perry, who used to live in Flash Street behind the blacksmiths. His father (Eddie) was in the CLB when we were in the JTC. When we were doing the displays at the drill ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaydon by Jimmy Perryman

Joe Sapps

I was standing next to Joe, beside the plaza, looking down as the roofs came off Blaydon. The man had a tear in his eye, I'll never forget that day.

A memory of Blaydon

Summerhill Blaydon

I was born in Gas Lane, Blaydon in a house on the banks of the Tyne, next to the Black Bull Pub. I spent the first five years of my life on our small-holding on Summerhill, where we had chickens, horses and pigs. I have happy memories of playing by the burn and climbing through the derelict Summerhouse tower. I remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Blaydon