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Memories of Blyth

Blyth Then And Now

I was born in Newsham in 1952 and then moved to Malvins Close shortly after my sister Joyce was born at the end of 1953. I t was a great place to live and Ken Dawson and I roamed all over the place: the beach, Humford Woods, Plessey Checks, the staithes, the piers, Seaton Sluice without a care in the world. ...Read full memory

A memory of Blyth by Alan Henderson

Blyth Boyhood

I went to St Wilfrid's Junior in Blyth. Great times, great memories. Rafts on the river at Cowpen, summer days up Humford and the hapenny woods. Days out at the Spanish City. Pit galas, the waltzer on the market place, chasing the girls along the links. The pictures twice a week football and cricket on the playing ...Read full memory

A memory of Blyth by Anthony Tolhurst

Vasna Broken Up At Blyth In 1951

I am researching the history of the 'Vasna'. It was a hospital ship in the Second World War and my late father served on her from 1941-1945. It was broken up in Blyth, in 1951? Does anyone have pictures or information about it? Regards Andrew Bond

I Am Trying To Trace Sid White Saz Wilson And Ray Henderson

I went by the name of Tez back then and wondered if anyone knew where they were these days? My email is terry@tcon.demon.co.uk Thank you

A memory of Blyth by Terry Connolly

Whatever Happened To Blyth

My family moved to Blyth in the early 1950s, leaving in 1959, just before everything seemed to go wrong. We had the Traveller's Rest pub at the junction of Regent Street and Thompson Street. On the other corner was Jack Turnbull's corner shop and further up, where the road takes a sharp turn, was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Blyth by Tony Steadman

Family And Friends 1942 To 1961

I was born Cramlington 1942, my sister 1940. l have some happy memories of Blyth, lived with mam and dad and sister Betty in Cowpen Row. Dad was in the army so did not see much of him then, when he came home we went to Rothburry, Easter it was Morpeth, Christmas it was all mam's family at our home, ...Read full memory

A memory of Blyth by Anne Hayes

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