I am 54 now and have two brothers Billy & Mark and two sisters Hazel & Linda, we were all brought up in Willington Quay (George Street),( apart from Linda who was not born then), until we moved up into High Howdon, ...Read full memory
Anyone out there know of the wherabouts of mr Foster Bell, my cousin, trying to locate him, he lived in Percy Main (old) village?
my grandma was called Martha Dinnie, came from Jarrow, lived at 55, Hedly Street, Percy Main.
My father, Arthur Harrison Cook, was born in Tynemouth in 1915. He attended Percy Main school and Victoria School. He moved to Grimsby in 1939 to join the police force and became a Chief Inspector. His uncle Harry Wilson lived in ...Read full memory
My name is Pat Turner & i was born 28/03/1943 @ home which was 19 Whitworth Street,Walker. Recently my mum passed away & her last request was her ashes be taken home & scattered on her ...Read full memory
My teen years were spent in Mindrum Terr (the buildings). I started work with Percy Couchman the local builder but left to earn more money at the Loco Sheds as a cleaner fireman.
I was born in 1947, and lived at number 14, Blyth Street, Percy Main village, my maiden name was Bell. My mam was called Ethel, dad was Bob, and my sister was Iris. When I was a child my granda Joe Bell, his daughter ...Read full memory
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