Old Maps of Gosforth

Historic Maps of Gosforth and the local area.

Does anyone remember the name of the ironmomger shop on the High Street ? During the war we did not have electricity in Beaumont Terrace and our Wireless was run from an accumulator (later called a battery) that I used to carry up to the shop to exchange and pick up gas mantles. Just cannot remember the name of (...Read full memory)

Fond memories of Seery's shop To supplement my earnings from a paper round, I worked in the back producing packets of crisps, including blue bags of salt. I worked the potatoe peeler, the slicer but not allowed the deep fryer, (dangerous ) packaging and even Saturday deliveries, to as far as Seahouses, as passenger in his three wheeler van Wonderful days for a wee lad in the late 40's