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.

The Fry Family

My godparents from Hotspur Street were the above family who, I was told, gave a home to my father aged 13, on the death of his father, in the Great War in 1917. My grandfather was Tailor of Tynemouth who paraded grandmother in ...Read full memory

A memory of Tynemouth by Jo Smart

I Know All The Memories Of Tynemouth

I was born in North Shields and know all the photos shown ...was my school holidays. I married my husband, a Northumberland Fusilier from Haltwhistle in January 1959 and in April we left from Newcastle ...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