Memories of Ryton

Mermaid

My sister and I lived in Ryton at Burnaby Drive, from around 1965.I learnt to swim at this wonderful pool thanks to Ernie Broderick and went on to swim for my school ( Dame Allans ) and also ...Read full memory

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Clara Vale

My family lived in Stanner House, a lovely old house in Clara Vale from 1958 until 1964 - my parents moved there shortly after they got married in 1951. I was born in 1958 and can remember the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton

Question On Ryton House

Hello everyone, I am doing some genealogy work and found a distant relative who was a groom at Ryton House (as listed on the census). I can't find any reference to it online, does anyone remember such a place or have any idea what it might mean. Thanks in advance Kashmir

A memory of Ryton by Kashmir Struthers

Childhood Newcastle V Birmingham

I remember going to my grandparents' house in Low Row, Addison. It was a colliery village and it was always a treat to go there in my summer holidays. The house was ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by John Wood

School Days

I was born at Crookhill, just outside Ryton and went to Hookergate Grammar School in 1956. When the Ferndene pool was opened we were taken by bus from school to the pool where we were given ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Mary Taylor

Ryton Willows

My first visit to Ryton was when my mother took me and my sister to Ryton Willows during the war years. The train from Gateshead station stopped at the Willows and I recall next to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Les May

Childhood Wwebsters Village Shop

I was born in 1951. My parents owned the W Websters store in Barmoor Lane. I believe the old premises is now known as Orchard Cottage. I remember the sandshoes for sale ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton

The Station On The Willows

My grandfather and grandmother Dixon lived in the station house. My grandmother had a marquee on the Willows, from memories of conversations with my mother who lived there ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Irene Oxley

Ferndenepark

My earliest memory of Ryton park was the swimming pool,which was a great favourite place of mine in the summer holidays. I and my pals would meet there for a good old swim for hours! They ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Linda Dobby

Clara Vale

My family lived in Stanner House, a lovely old house in Clara Vale from 1958 until 1964 - my parents moved there shortly after they got married in 1951. I was born in 1958 and can remember the ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Helen Mc Guinness

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