Memories of Wallsend

Palmers Buildings

I lived with my grandparents in Mark Street until I was 7. I had a friend called Thomas Ayre. I often dream about the streets and people. I visited it yesterday May 3rd and nothing ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Ann Wyatt

Wallsend Cinemas

It may have been earlier or later but the Tyne Cinema in Wallsend changed it's name to "La Continentale" and started to show "Art Films". I particularly remember one set of stills for ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Jim Maxwell

Wallsend 1954 68

Born in the Green Maternity Hosp 1954, lived in Windsor Drive, Howden, Sandown Gardens, Howden and Prospect Ave. I remember being taken to the Masons Arms at Bigges Main in a ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Barry Hislop

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

Holy Cross

I was the born at the Green in Wallsend. I used to live in Holy Cross and I remember the burn, the old cemetery at the top of our road and shopping on Wallsend High Street. My dad was a ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Lesley Kovacs


I was born in 1951, so belong to the generation of Saturday morning cinema goers in Wallsend who just couldn't wait for Saturdays. The choice was big in the late 1950's. The Gaumont (corner ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Michael Innes

Wylam Gardens

This photo was taken about 1961 in Wylam Gardens. The girl on the right was called Rita D.

Sweet Sweet Laughter

I saw the old hop scotch in Battle Hill, when out on tonights walk. I had a flashback of wor Sandra, Scrolling numbers with some chalk. Ali Ridley, Lesley Gibson, and other ...Read full memory


I am trying to locate the name of a school where my mother went during the years 1921 onwards that would have been within walking distance of Charlotte Street. Also, does anyone know of a church that might have been dismantled and taken to the USA? My mother's name was Dora Wylie.

A memory of Wallsend by Dora Rooke

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