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.

Station Master Audley End

Not so much a memory as a request! My great-grandfather William Saward was Station Master at Audley End for 38 years, between 1857 and 1895. He lived in the Station House, where my grandfather Bertram was born and ...Read full memory

A memory of Audley End by david_saward

The Leper Stone

My great aunt, Nora Buck, lived in the northern end cottage of Newport, aptly named Carnation Cottage as it overlooked greenhouses that were exclusively used for growing beautiful carnations until the outbreak of world war ...Read full memory

Rebecca Law

My great great great grandmother, Rebecca Law lived at Audley End Almhouses in the 1880's and 1890's.  She lived to be 102 and her final years were spent living with her grandson and his family. The place she was living ...Read full memory

A memory of Audley End by June Perry