Gateshead, Grocery Store, Wrekenton 1911

Memories of Gateshead


Born and bred in Morrison Street during the war I lived in Russell Street teams for a few years, I have lots of memories of that place. I went to Rose Street school till I was 15, I started work at Hugh Woods TVTE, got my apprentiseship then moved to Newcastle, working at Vickers for 10 years before emigrating to Melbourne, Australia.

Born in 1949 and living in Milling Street was the happiest and safest childhood you could wish for. My Gran and Grandad, Billy and Jessie Gibbons, lived in the same street. My name then was Ann Roberts and I went to Rose Street school and Vine Street Mission with Sister Winifred and Sister Kay. My Great (...Read full memory)

I lived in St Cuthberts Road Gateshead (born there) I have been trying to find out when Mulgrave Baths was demolished we spent lots of time there. I thought it was still standing in early 1970's my brother says it was gone then.Can anyone enlighten me please?

I attended Brighton Ave. and left in 1959. I had three teachers, the first was Mr ( Basher) Bennet, the second was Mr. Thompson and the third was Mr. Lewis. I was one of Harry Botcherby's specials and can state for certain that there was nothing going on other than him trying to educate us up to GCE (...Read full memory)

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