Memories of Sheriff Hill


Did anyone go to school or dances with my Mum? Did you work with her at a tobacco company in Newcastle? She was born in 1930 and lived at 17 Lindsley Road with her parents Lilian ...Read full memory

Sheriff Hill

I lived in Southend Road from 1940 till 1947 then moved to Kent. My grandparents lived at 16 Charnwood Gardens. I lived with my mother and older brother Byron, my father was away at ...Read full memory

Sheriff Hill

To add to the latest entry, I was born in Sheriff Hill, born on Windy Nook Road, and my grand-parents lived in Hewson Street, and my grand-mother lived on Windy Nook Road. My memories ...Read full memory


I lived in Hilltop Avenue and remember some of the previous contributors and recall most of the names mentioned. Some of the things I remember include- A visit by the late Queen Mother ...Read full memory

Childhood Memories

I grew up in Sheriff Hill. My great-gran Margaret Jackson lived on Hewson Street and I lived with my parents in Leeming Gardens in the flats. I used to be sent to the corner ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheriff Hill

Hewson Street

Adding to yesterday's input about Hewson Street in Sheriff Hill; I remember it so well! From the west end, at the square where Billy Howarth had his coal business, I remeber Alan ...Read full memory

Sheriff Hill 1940

I would define the center of Sheriff Hill to be the intersection of Southend Terrace, Windy Nook Road, Sodhouse Bank, and Church Road. I was born not 100ft from the intersection ...Read full memory

Jim Munday

Looking for Jim Munday, born at the QE hospital, Sheriff Hill in 1950. I have family information for him re Robert Hall of Sheriff Hill. Rob Hall, Katy, TEXAS

Collins Family

Does anyone remember the 'Collins' family who lived in Sheriff Hill until the early 70`s? James and Annie Collins (nee Fisher) had 3 children; Dorothy, Robert, and James (my dad). Annie was a regular at the White Swan pub. Thanks Ralph.

Bensham In The 40s

I was born in 1934 in Southill Rd, Bensham and went to Lady Vernon School, my name in them days was Sheila Lucas. I had a wonderful life in those days. My life revolved round ...Read full memory

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