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Caption for Corbridge, The Angel Inn And Middle Street C1950: The 17th-century Angel Inn stands at the east end of Middle Street and the start of Main Street, and is one of a number of interesting buildings around the area. In the churchyard stands a fortified vicarage built in 1318, and Heron House dates from 1700. To the south-west of the town stands the ruined Dilston Hall, home of the Earls of Derwentwater, the last of whom was executed for his role in the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

Memories of Corbridge

As I was approaching my 7th birthday at the end of November 1943, my mother (Nan Mackie) was taken from our row house home at 34, Briar Edge, Forest Hall, nr Newcastle-on-Tyne to Dilston Hall, Corbridge, where she gave birth to my sister Dorothy, November 1st. As my dad (Tommy Mackie) had to go to his work as a miner (...Read full memory)

We moved to Prudhoe in 1947, I was 12 years old. My dad, Bill Turner RSM, took over the Drill Hall in Swallow Close. I thought it was wonderful as we had relatives in Prudhoe, plus a grandma, Mary Ann Turner. I was born in Crawcrook in my mother's family home, her mother was Catherine Hogg of Dons House, Bank Top, (...Read full memory)

I was born in Dilston Nursing Home in May 1942. My uncle lived at Dilston House which is now luxury self-catering accommodation. We returned many times during the 1940s and 1950s and I remember wading at the edge of the Devils Water.

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