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.

My Holidays At South Shields In The 1940s And 1950s

My lovely memories are of going to South Shields from London to stay with my mum's brother, we stayed in Marsden Street and my cousins lived round the corner. We would leave London about ...Read full memory

Leather Needle Holder Advertising Moncrieff &Beck Jewelers Ctr

I just went to an estate auction in muncie, indiana, USA... I purchased what I believe is a needle holder, leather, with gold writing. It says: Moncrieff &Beck Jewellers Ctr ...Read full memory

A memory of South Shields

Connecting With The Past

My father, born in 1906, was educated in an orphanage in South Shields from about 1916 to 1922. The orphanage was operated by the Sisters of Charity. I would like to visit the South Shields area this summer from ...Read full memory