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East Boldon, Tyne and Wear
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Nothing Had Changed When I Left The Uk In 1975

This photo is exactly as I remember the place from the 1960s and 1970s. On the horizon is the rail station with it's level crossing. Used to ride to the station from the other (Cleadon) side after school as a kid and collect the numbers of trains hurtling through the station. Always excited ...Read full memory

East Boldon Station Terrace

We had a Doctor called Andrew Forbes who had his surgery above the shops.He called me his pinup girl,as everytime i had to see him as a child i had my knickers held up with safety pins !! Nearly 20 yrs later he attended the birth of my first baby ,a home birth ,and remembererd his pinup girl