Sheriff Hill, Tyne and Wear
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Old Photos near Sheriff Hill

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

Bensham In The 40s

I was born in 1934 in Southill Rd, Bensham and went to Lady Vernon School, my name in them days was Sheila Lucas. I had a wonderful life in those days. My life revolved round Bensham, the baths in Mulgrave Terrace were freezing cold, the library on Redhaugh Rd and the Saturday cinema at the Bensham. My grandparents ...Read full memory

Barrage Balloon

Does anyone in the Sheriff Hill area remember, or know of, a barrage balloon breaking loose and doing some damage at St John's Church? My grand-parents are buried there, and as a choir boy I remember their gravestone, which would have been 5 ft tall, was broken in two and the top half laid up against the lower half. I ...Read full memory

Hewson Street

I grew up in Hewson street, my parents were Peggy and Ernie Gills and we lived in our grandparents house (Meggie and Bill (Scotty) Jackson). I loved a Sunday when all the family would call to see us - the tiny flat would burst at the seams. We were sent to the shop on the corner of the street called Robbies, for broken ...Read full memory