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
Does anyone in the Sheriff Hill area remember, or know of, a barrage balloon breaking loose and doing some damage at St John's Church? My grand-parents are buried there, and as a ...Read full memory
My memory is of my granny, Mary Jane Smith, formerly Renforth who lived at 7 Ellison St and died there in 1946. I was born in 1940 and according to my ...Read full memory
I grew up in Hewson street, my parents were Peggy and Ernie Gills and we lived in our grandparents house (Meggie and Bill (Scotty) Jackson). I loved a Sunday when all the family ...Read full memory
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
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
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.
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
Can anyone tell me where the stone quarry was at Sheriff Hill? From 1944-1949 I lived at Springfield Place. My grandparents lived at Egremond Gardens. On the 1911 census my grand ...Read full memory
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
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