Old Maps of Ponteland

Historic Maps of Ponteland and the local area.

Memories of Ponteland

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I started school in 1954 and Mr Parker was the headmaster. I lived in Ashbrook Drive and the houses were brand new. I do remember walking home from school one lunchtime in the snow and arriving home unexpectedly as I was supposed to stay for school dinner. My mum had to feed me and then get my sister and (...Read full memory)

We moved to Ponteland in 1940 from North Shields in a bid to 'escape' the ever increasing air raids on Tyneside. We first lived on the North Road and I attended Coates Endowed School (headmaster, Mr Parker) and later the 'top' school (headmaster, Mr Stokoe), as it was known then before moving on to (...Read full memory)