Old Maps of Ryhope

Historic Maps of Ryhope and the local area.

hey new at this game, have traveled the world,both with the army and as a security adviser to many arab and african nations but i was born and grew up on the bombed out streets of wear tyne and tees streets, the town moor was our playground, my brothers and lads on the corner, the cornerboys look after the street, mobray (...Read full memory)

As a child in the 50's and 60's I can remember going in the school holidays to stay with my fathers friends, In Goundry Avenue, Ryhope. They were Jack and Lil Richardson. Jack worked at Ryhope pit. They had two children Colin and Lilian. My sister and I always referred to Jack and Lil as Uncle and Aunt although they were (...Read full memory)