Gosforth, Tyne and Wear

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Gosforth, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Gosforth

Historic Maps of Gosforth and the local area.

My dad was 1 of the weekend regulars at the Brandling Arms . The Dominoe corner . 1 of these guys was Bob ,had a wooden leg drove a Vespa scooter , more to the point , I believe managed punshons newsagent . I don't know when their friendship started but by 1960 my dad was helping Bob put the Sunday papers together for the (...Read full memory)

Does anyone remember the gown shop Anne Forsyths” on the high street in the 50,s ? I used to work there. There was an opticians on the opposite of the road and also Swinton Woods the photographers. Loved going to the Toddle Inn.