Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Thursday 13th October 2022, Thursday 20th October 2022 and Tuesday 25th October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Other Memories from Tynemouth

My family including myself lived in the coastguard houses from 1949-1956, we, myself and my friends spent many hours on this beach and surrounding areas I attended tynemouth primary school and then linkskill sec modern my father bought a rowing boat from a Benny Asaparty (possibly wrong spelling)who hired boats out photos bring back great memories of living in the haven I wonder is there anyone on this site who remember this period my name is Brian Hinchliffe

Added 10 February 2020
I remember this beach well, especially the open air swimming pool which is also on a photograph here in this collection , I remember going on a school swimming session weekly ( Preston High school ) now john spence and dreading seeing the piece of card in the window telling us the temp of the water . It didnt really matter what the card said the temperature was . All I know is that it was bloody cold every time ...see more

My godparents from Hotspur Street were the above family who, I was told, gave a home to my father aged 13, on the death of his father, in the Great War in 1917. My grandfather was Tailor of Tynemouth who paraded grandmother in the latest creation along The Pier on Sunday mornings, apparently hoping for orders from ladies of the village! Grandfather's workshop, again I was told by my father (Jack Galloway & my ...see more

Added 20 October 2013
I was born in North Shields and know all the photos shown ...was my school holidays. I married my husband, a Northumberland Fusilier from Haltwhistle in January 1959 and in April we left from Newcastle on Tyne on the Empire Fowey to Hong Kong. We came home to North Shields for a few months and left by air to Singapore and went to live in Ipoh Perak, Malaya. We came home to live in ...see more

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