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

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

Ode To Wallsend

ODE TO WALLSEND I was born at Wallsend Village green in the heart of Wallsend Town, I spent my childhood in an era great to be around, We all grew up together and played in our back ...Read full memory

Benton Way , Carville School And The Western

I used to live at 209 Benton Way overlooking Swans, when the 'big uns' were being built. We lived opposite Tommy Dolans shop - it was a happy place, if over ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend

Evaporating Memories

Wallsend is sliding down the slipway, to use a shipyard metaphore. Now just widswept open spaces, stand where the workman stood before. They've allowed all of the trades to ...Read full memory

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