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

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

Any Place I Please

Sat just off Byker High Street, On this cold and wet March day. The intermittent windscreen wipers, On the car wash rain away. The patter on the car roof, Of the raindrops as they fall. Remind me of the caravan, When ...Read full memory

Drill Hall

It has gone the old drill hall I was born in vine street in 1947. Father was TA the 506 field squadron Royal engineers so my the connection with the building lasted a long time.I watched the Coronation in the drill hall the only TV ...Read full memory

Memories Of Days Gone By

I was born in Mark Street, Palmers Buildings. Around 1953 our family moved to Whitby Gardens, Holy Cross. Attended St Aidan's school. I worked down the Rising Sun from 1955 for three years then enlisted in the Army for ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by jimcaff