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Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

The photo 'Newcastle upon Tyne, Quayside 1896' appears in this book.

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In this picture the late 19th-century skyline of Newcastle is dominated by the 15th-century tower and spire of St Nicholas' Cathedral and the imposing bulk of the castle keep. Also featured are the Moot Hall, built 1810-12, and the much older Guildhall, which was completely rebuilt by Robert Trollop in 1655-58 and extended by John Dobson.

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Other Memories from Newcastle upon Tyne

I was born in Moorland Crescent in the 1950’s. This council housing estate was built a few decades earlier and has a variety of different style good quality houses. Most people had nice gardens with flowers etc and we had vegetables and fruit bushes in the back garden. On summer nights it was not uncommon for the streets to be full of kids playing as most people had big families. Also there were ...see more

I'm trying to discover any information at all about these two soft drinks producers, which I understand were from the Newcastle area; H. Rowe Ltd and Muters. Any help would be appreciated!

Added 17 August 2020
My mother, Margaret (Peggy) Goulden nee Gray went to Manchester during the war with Maud Blackburn who lived off Scotsford Road. She lost touch with her many years ago and today mentioned her. Any information would be gratefully received.

doe,s anybody remember the tug boat the conrquer paddle steam tug I worked on it for a short time. we used to bring the big coal ships from the mouthe of the tyne. I think I have spelled the name wrong but somebody out there will remember or have a photo cheers tara

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