Old Maps of Newcastle

Historic Maps of Newcastle and the local area.

Memories of Newcastle

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As far as I know my great grandmother lived in Newcastle. SHe was Catherine Murray and was Joerdan to her own name. I know nothing of them as my great grandfather came to Scotland in 1904. Travelled over to see King Street where she stayed but no idea of which house.

My aunt and uncle owned a hotel called Seapark on the Downs Road, Newcastle. I visited there regularly and in fact was evacuated there, during the second world war. I remember the american troops being stationed there, before going off to fight. I also enjoyed the shows on the bandstand with Jock Elmore, the funny (...Read full memory)