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

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

Tynemouth Beach

I remember this beach well, especially the open air swimming pool which is also on a photograph here in this collection , I remember going on a school swimming session weekly ( Preston High school ) now john spence and ...Read full memory

Family Early Days At Tynemouth.

If this was summer 1955 or in 1957 to 1958, my pram-pushing wife might well be in the picture. Eldest was born in May 1955, next in May 1957, the eldest at Newcastle General hospital, the next at home at 14 ...Read full memory

A Native Of Tynemouth In Exile

I was born in Tynemouth, in Percy Park, the road leading down to the sea by the Grand Hotel. In 1956, I began at Tynemouth Prep. School, now The Kings School, in Huntington Place. I live in Hampshire now, but, I ...Read full memory