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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 Fells.

Can anybody remember when you walked up the fells at Throckley, half way up you passed on your right a farm or house where a girl called Cheryl Lawson lived. Straight past that ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by Mary Dockerty

Throckly Petrol Station

One of the most famous of all landmarks was Curwin's garage, everyone can remember the toy dog on the roof of the garage and it had a walbottle tie /scarf wrapped round its neck ...

A memory of Throckley by Ian Heron


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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by Basil Dixon