Memories of Sheriff Hill

Childhood Memories

I grew up in Sheriff Hill. My great-gran Margaret Jackson lived on Hewson Street and I lived with my parents in Leeming Gardens in the flats. I used to be sent to the corner ...Read full memory

A memory of Sheriff Hill

Sheriff Hill 1940

I would define the center of Sheriff Hill to be the intersection of Southend Terrace, Windy Nook Road, Sodhouse Bank, and Church Road. I was born not 100ft from the ...Read full memory

Lillianbabsfenton

Did anyone go to school or dances with my Mum? Did you work with her at a tobacco company in Newcastle? She was born in 1930 and lived at 17 Lindsley Road with her parents ...Read full memory

Ellison Street/High St Gateshead On Tyne

My memory is of my granny, Mary Jane Smith, formerly Renforth who lived at 7 Ellison St and died there in 1946. I was born in 1940 and according to my ...Read full memory

Collins Family

Does anyone remember the 'Collins' family who lived in Sheriff Hill until the early 70`s? James and Annie Collins (nee Fisher) had 3 children; Dorothy, Robert, and James (my dad). Annie was a regular at the White Swan pub. Thanks Ralph.

Barrage Balloon

Does anyone in the Sheriff Hill area remember, or know of, a barrage balloon breaking loose and doing some damage at St John's Church? My grand-parents are buried there, and as ...Read full memory

Bensham In The 40s

I was born in 1934 in Southill Rd, Bensham and went to Lady Vernon School, my name in them days was Sheila Lucas. I had a wonderful life in those days. My life revolved round ...Read full memory

Hewson Street

I grew up in Hewson street, my parents were Peggy and Ernie Gills and we lived in our grandparents house (Meggie and Bill (Scotty) Jackson). I loved a Sunday when all the family ...Read full memory

Jim Munday

Looking for Jim Munday, born at the QE hospital, Sheriff Hill in 1950. I have family information for him re Robert Hall of Sheriff Hill. Rob Hall, Katy, TEXAS

Stone Quarry

Can anyone tell me where the stone quarry was at Sheriff Hill? From 1944-1949 I lived at Springfield Place. My grandparents lived at Egremond Gardens. On the 1911 census my grand ...Read full memory

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