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.

Wallsend Central

Central Girls school Wallsend was operational during the ten years I was there from 1941. It was one of three large units that were respectively, The Infants, Boys, and Girls. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Bob Proud

Best Place In The World

I was born in Wallsend in 1951 at the Green and first lived at Rose Hill. Everything about the High Street, the shipyards (Slipway, NE Marine, Swans), the Rising Sun Pit, ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Bryan Brooks

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

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