South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Holidays At South Shields In The 1940s And 1950s

My lovely memories are of going to South Shields from London to stay with my mum's brother, we stayed in Marsden Street and my cousins lived ...Read full memory

Connecting With The Past

My father, born in 1906, was educated in an orphanage in South Shields from about 1916 to 1922. The orphanage was operated by the Sisters of Charity. I would like to ...Read full memory

My Dad's Mum, Frances Ann Coulson Lived In Fowler Street In 1901 Aged 5 Years Old.

My dad's mum lived in Fowler Street in 1901 aged 5 years old, her name was Frances Ann Coulson. She was married to ...Read full memory

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