South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Edinburgh Boys Poem

I run a website about HMS Edinburgh and have been sent a poem written by a barmaid from the Sea Hotel that was written around 1938-1942 called the Edinburgh Boys.I am assuming this is the same hotel? Can someone ...Read full memory

My Dad's Mum, Frances Ann Coulson Lived In Fowler Street In 1901 Aged 5 Years Old.

My dad's mum lived in Fowler Street in 1901 aged 5 years old, her name was Frances Ann Coulson. She was married to a David Taylor in June 1914. Their son ...Read full memory

Orange St South Shields.

My nana was born in Orange Street, South Shields. Can anyone tell me where Orange Street was situated in South Shields? My nana was born 1892, Alice Duffie, sisters Mary and Isabella. Any help would be most appreciated, as yet again I have hit a brick wall thanks x

A memory of South Shields