Throckley, Tyne and Wear
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Throckley Fells.

Can anybody remember when you walked up the fells at Throckley, half way up you passed on your right a farm or house where a girl called Cheryl Lawson lived. Straight past that and carry on to the top and turn right, on your ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by Mary Dockerty

Throckley Fish Shop

Throckley Fish Shop was situated next to the Post Office. It was owned by the Humble family who were really nice people and made delicious fish and chips. Eddie and I think it was his son Freddy  who worked there and ...Read full memory

I Remember

I remember going to Johnas bank and rolling Easter eggs down, also the big swing in the dean, it was called the witches swing. There was a hut at the dean entrance where the old men used to go and play dominoes and cards. There ...Read full memory

A memory of Throckley by David Tooke