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

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

A Native Of Tynemouth In Exile

I was born in Tynemouth, in Percy Park, the road leading down to the sea by the Grand Hotel. In 1956, I began at Tynemouth Prep. School, now The Kings School, in ...Read full memory

A memory of Tynemouth by First Name Last Name

Family Early Days At Tynemouth.

If this was summer 1955 or in 1957 to 1958, my pram-pushing wife might well be in the picture. Eldest was born in May 1955, next in May 1957, the eldest at ...Read full memory

A memory of Tynemouth by Guy Gorton Gorton

The Fry Family

My godparents from Hotspur Street were the above family who, I was told, gave a home to my father aged 13, on the death of his father, in the Great War in 1917. My grandfather was ...Read full memory

A memory of Tynemouth by Jo Smart