Ryhope, Tyne and Wear
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

East End

I was born in Sunderland in 1948 and Christened in Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk, where all of my mother's side of the family had been hatched, matched, and dispatched. I was raised in ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryhope by Sheila James

Burdon Hay Loft

My friend, Shiela Thompson, lived in a cottage at Burdon. Her father used to work on Burdon farm, he must have been a labourer as I remember him always working. My brother and myself ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryhope by Lynne Swanson

Thomas And Margaret Riley

I am looking for information about my grandparents Thomas and Margaret Riley. They lived on Henry Street in Seaham in the early 1900s but later lived in Ryhope on 31 ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryhope