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.

The Station On The Willows

My grandfather and grandmother Dixon lived in the station house. My grandmother had a marquee on the Willows, from memories of conversations with my mother who lived there also for 4 or 5 years, on Sundays she would serve tea and cakes. I think there may have been a band. If anyone has any old pics I would love to see them.

A memory of Ryton by Irene Oxley

Childhood Newcastle V Birmingham

I remember going to my grandparents' house in Low Row, Addison. It was a colliery village and it was always a treat to go there in my summer holidays. The house was basically a two up, two down but the downstairs back room was where we slept, with my mum and dad and baby brother. The house had no electricity, ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton by John Wood

Childhood Wwebsters Village Shop

I was born in 1951. My parents owned the W Websters store in Barmoor Lane. I believe the old premises is now known as Orchard Cottage. I remember the sandshoes for sale dangling from the rafters and the butter was weighed out. My older sister helped serve sometimes after school. Dad set up a train set for ...Read full memory

A memory of Ryton