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Caption for Amble, the Pier c1965: Before the Great War, Amble was one of Northumberland's smaller fishing ports; the biggest catches tended to be landed at North Shields, Blyth and Newbiggin. In 1912 the combined catch of white fish landed at Northumberland ports was 467,328 cwts. This did not include mackerel, crabs, lobsters and periwinkles.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

Memories of Amble

I remember my first day at school as being just awful. After the initial shock I then enjoyed being at school. At that time we lived near Amble Junction. I also remember prior to starting school I slipped on the ice and broke my right femur. Apart from some mishaps I enjoyed that time of my life.

MY TWO DAUGHTERS ELSIE AND EUNICE AND THEIR FRIEND MARY YOUNG ARE THE CHILDREN ON THIS PHOTOGRAPH.  THIS PHOTO WAS TAKEN ON THE 'LITTLE SHORE' AND THEY WERE TRYING TO KEEP THE INCOMING TIDE OUT OF THEIR SANDCASTLE.  THEY ALL HAVE GROWN UP FAMILIES OF THEIR OWN NOW.  42 YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THAT DAY.

I would just like to ask if anyone remembers Mrs Lungren of 10 Leazes Street, Amble? She lived there around the 1940s.

My grandma Annie Moody lived in Amble as a child. She was born in 1897 but I think they lived somewhere else first, but she and her parents are on the 1901 cencus as living in Amble. My mother (her daughter) Mary Maddison nee Stewart has many happy memories of visiting her granny and grandad there too. Before 1966 when I and my family (...Read full memory)

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