Cullercoats, The Beach c.1955
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A Selection of Memories from Cullercoats

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Hi all, my names Albert Griffiths and I've lived on John St Cullercoats for the last 7 years, and I'm wondering if anyone has any old photos of the school that used to be on John St, the reason I'm asking is because I believe there is still a bit of the school wall existing, and its in my back yard, so that is why I feel the urge to try and find out a bit more about it, Cheers All
I lived in the war damaged Stone House, Cullercoats which was situated within 10 ft stone walled enclosed gardens, adjacent to Stone House Cottage, fishermens cottages and a big hotel facing the road down to the beach. from birth until the age of 6 (1945 - 1951). I believe this area is or was a carpark situated just across the road from the Watch Tower. Cullercoats and its surrounding area still remains one of the ...see more
We lived in 6 Promontory Terrace, which was on the border of Cullercoats and Whitley Bay, that was 1950 a time when the Fishermen's Cottages were just around the corner and we would have their Dressed Crab or the Wilecks as we called them. I was 8 year old and our favourite playground was the rocks and cliffs at Marconi Point, now gone as a Radio Station but those fond memories of a carefree youth, with the ...see more
I too lived in Simpson Street No 37 it has been knocked down now but my Godmother Gladys Harrison still lives there on the opposite side of the road I also went to Cullercoats school I have very fond memories of the village my grandparents were Ernie and Lizzie Gill ( nee Jefferson ) John Wheatley 's chip shop was just opposite us in the back lane and the coal mans horse was next door . I can remember running up ...see more