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

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

Throckley Fish Shop

Throckley Fish Shop was situated next to the Post Office. It was owned by the Humble family who were really nice people and made delicious fish and chips. Eddie and I think it was ...Read full memory


I remember when I was a young lad, playing down Johnnas Bank, we used to play Duffers "Dares", like jumping the widest part of the burn, seeing how many friends would fit on a swing and swing ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by Basil Dixon

I Remember

I remember going to Johnas bank and rolling Easter eggs down, also the big swing in the dean, it was called the witches swing. There was a hut at the dean entrance where the old men used ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by David Tooke

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