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.

Wylam Gardens

This photo was taken about 1961 in Wylam Gardens. The girl on the right was called Rita D.

Cinemas

I was born in 1951, so belong to the generation of Saturday morning cinema goers in Wallsend who just couldn't wait for Saturdays. The choice was big in the late 1950's. The Gaumont (corner of Park Road and High Street East). The ...Read full memory

A memory of Wallsend by Michael Innes

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