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

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

Photo Books on Ryton

Browse 4 photo books on Ryton and the surrounding area.

Ryton Willows

My first visit to Ryton was when my mother took me and my sister to Ryton Willows during the war years. The train from Gateshead station stopped at the Willows and I recall next to the station was a  place for eating your own meals which had to be brought. I can't recall any facilities for tea or meals service. The only ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Les May

Question On Ryton House

Hello everyone, I am doing some genealogy work and found a distant relative who was a groom at Ryton House (as listed on the census). I can't find any reference to it online, does anyone remember such a place or have any idea what it might mean. Thanks in advance Kashmir

A memory of Ryton by Kashmir Struthers

Clara Vale

My family lived in Stanner House, a lovely old house in Clara Vale from 1952 until 1964 - my parents moved there shortly after they got married in 1951. I was born in 1958 and can remember the house as if it was yesterday. In the 1800's it had been a farmhouse with fields surrounding it and there were no other houses for miles ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by Helen Mc Guinness