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Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

The photo 'Hexham, Beaumont Street c1965' appears in this book.

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Beaumont Street is named after the family of Viscount Allendale; here stands the great Abbey Church of St Andrew that makes Hexham important. The first church at Hexham was founded by St Wilfred on land given to him in AD674 by Queen Ethelreda of Northumbria. The present Abbey dates from the 12th to the 15th centuries, though the crypt of St Wilfred's original church remains, as does his cut-out square stone seat (the Frith Stool). The east end of the Abbey was rebuilt in 1858, and the nave in the early 20th century.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

Other Memories from Hexham

I am wondering if anyone has any information on the Red Cross hospital that cared for convalescents in Hexham around 1957-1960. I am particularly interested in anyone who helped the priests and fathers there. Or anyone who knows anything about them. My father helped out there when he was a child, about 9/10yrs old, and the stories are shocking. I have information on all ...see more

Added 09 November 2019
Anyone remember a Wilma Rutherford I know she worked in a hotel in Hexham about 1960.

Went to camp school every year when I was at Hill Head School Lobley Hill Gateshead love it there, so many wonderful memories best time

Added 11 December 2016
Hi my name is linda noble I was born in milling st it was great all my family lived round there as well my nana snowdon nana ridley granny curran auntie kathleen cousin pat aunty peggy all live same street aunty sheila lived cuthberts st uncle tonmy pitt st uncle frank fleming st granda noble was care taker at ross street school lived there till I was 16 when thay were getting pulled down and went to village goswick walk 13 and now im back to the teams

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