Acomb, Garden House c.1955

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Caption for Acomb, Garden House c1955: In the 1950s Acomb boasted a number of 18th-century buildings. Tynevale House was built in 1754, Town Head in 1796, and the Miners Arms in 1750. Acomb House, to the south of the village square, was built in the 1730s, though it is thought to incorporate the remnants of an earlier house.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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when I see the photo Acomb the Village, I remember living opposite the Queen's Arms Hotel, with my family Chris and Lucy Henderson, my uncle Billy and Aunt Elizabeth and mam Mary. I was born there in 1955

Norman was my father and I know he was born in Acomb Northumberland at Middle Farm February 1910. I am trying to trace his roots and would be grateful if anyone has any information.

I wonder if anyone remembers my grandfather, Cecil Johnstone? He lived at 22 Orchard Avenue, Acomb during the 1950's. He worked as a Hexham (Moffat's) bus driver, and his wife was called Maud (nee Dart). During the 50's Maud owned & operated the bus station Café, where most of the bus driver's and conductors spent their (...Read full memory)

Does anyone know of a George Frazer/Fraser who lived in Acomb. I think he was a butcher and was good friends with my mum. Any information Thanks

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Caption for Acomb, Garden House c1955: In the 1950s Acomb boasted a number of 18th-century buildings. Tynevale House was built in 1754, Town Head in 1796, and the Miners Arms in 1750. Acomb House, to the south of the village square, was built in the 1730s, though it is thought to incorporate the remnants of an earlier house.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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