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.

Wallsend Central

Central Girls school Wallsend was operational during the ten years I was there from 1941. It was one of three large units that were respectively, The Infants, Boys, and Girls. We were segregated once we survived the 'Infant's, and the only time I recall any association with the 'Girls,' was when a radical experiment ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Bob Proud

Sweet Sweet Laughter

I saw the old hop scotch in Battle Hill, when out on tonights walk. I had a flashback of wor Sandra, Scrolling numbers with some chalk. Ali Ridley, Lesley Gibson, and other lassies roond wor way. Would wear their Dunlop Greenflash, and hop scotch here sometimes all day. Those chalk marks have long since ...Read full memory

Central Girls School

I am trying to find out more information about this school, does it still exist? My grandma, May Handyside, finished here 17th July 1936.

A memory of Wallsend by Peter Brewer