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Caption for Craster, The Village C1960: Craster oak-smoked kippers are considered to be the best in England, and anyone paying a visit to the village really should not leave without buying some. Local boats still fish for crab and lobster, though fish for the kipper industry is brought in from North Shields.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

Memories of Craster

i graham armstrong used to holiday in craster every year with my brother kevin, father john armstrong during late 1950's and early 60's. we all stayed at the sweet shop called nelsons on the harbour. many a good time was had by all!

Dunstanburgh Castle is one of my favourite places; my grandparents, George and Margaret, Armstrong lived in Dunston Square (just a field away from the castle) from 1952 until they both died in the 70's. We lived in Bedlington and went to visit them every summer holidays for a week. It used to take 3 buses and nearly a whole (...Read full memory)

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