Memories of Percy Main

Percy Main Village

I was born in 1947, and lived at number 14, Blyth Street, Percy Main village, my maiden name was Bell. My mam was called Ethel, dad was Bob, and my sister was Iris. When I was a ...Read full memory

Living In Wallsend

I am 54 now and have two brothers Billy & Mark and two sisters Hazel & Linda, we were all brought up in Willington Quay (George Street),( apart from Linda who was not born then), ...Read full memory

Early Years At Percy Main

My teen years were spent in Mindrum Terr (the buildings). I started work with Percy Couchman the local builder but left to earn more money at the Loco Sheds as a cleaner fireman.

Looking For Long Lost Cousin

Anyone out there know of the wherabouts of mr Foster Bell, my cousin, trying to locate him, he lived in Percy Main (old) village?

My Grandma

my grandma was called Martha Dinnie, came from Jarrow, lived at 55, Hedly Street, Percy Main.

Born 1915

My father, Arthur Harrison Cook, was born in Tynemouth in 1915. He attended Percy Main school and Victoria School. He moved to Grimsby in 1939 to join the police force and became a Chief ...Read full memory

Need To Find If A Public House Is Still Up & Running

My name is Pat Turner & i was born 28/03/1943 @ home which was 19 Whitworth Street,Walker. Recently my mum passed away & her last request was her ...Read full memory

A memory of Percy Main by Mary Turner

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