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Memories of Wallsend

A One Off

Just opposite the Buddle School, There stands paper shop, Throughout my youth I as a rule, Would almost daily stop. From Nineteen seventy seven, Until the Eighties took their ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by James Bridgewood

Death Of The Boyer

They knocked the Boys Club down today, folks came from far and wide. To see it come down brick by brick, and reminisce with pride. They knocked the Boys Club down ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by James Bridgewood

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

For Darren

On this cold and windy winters day, we will gather all as one. Trying to find the words to say, now that one of us is gone. There will be much sadness,many tears, a sombre mood ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by James Bridgewood

Nelson Crescent

I was born at 15 Nelson Cresent, Percy Main on 29 April 1952. I was the youngest of 5 children of my parents Henry and Edna May Lake. My sisters were Elizabeth Beryl, Patricia ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Graham Lake

Gainers Terrace

I was born at number 13 on 4/9/1950 and was happy there until my mam died, then me dad and I moved in with Sylvia and Fred in Woodbine Ave. I went back up home in 2006 and it had ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Pam Shepherd

My Walk Home From Work.

If I could have picked the ideal weather, for my walk home from work today. It just could not have been improved upon, it was perfect in every way. A clear blue ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by James Bridgewood

Memories Ofpalmers Buildings

We used to live in Gateshead but because father was away in the RAF he thought we should live closer to his brother who lived at 116 High Street East, Wallsend, so we ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Allen Flynn

Fields Of Wheat

Eyes closed I can recall at will... my childhood spent at Battle Hill.. As I walked amongst those tall tall trees, it stirred a thousand memories. The Steel Igloo, swings,and ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by James Bridgewood

My Home Town

Born in 1945 in Dinsdale Ave, Kings Estate, over the field from the pit. My aunts and cousins lived round the doors, it was a very safe and happy environment. The youngest of four, ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by June Wilkinson Macarthur

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