Wallsend, The Town Hall 1951

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Caption for Wallsend, The Town Hall 1951: The Town Hall with its round corner turret was designed by Liddell & Brown and built in 1907-08; the fire station in Lawson Street and the public baths were part of the same scheme. The Town Hall was later used for the North Tyneside District Offices.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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I used to go and see ted stout as a child believe he was my dads uncle, we also have family connections to the family names, bloxom, and surtees, my grandfathers name was james Daniel smith who moved from the howden area to birtley co durham, does anyone have any information on this family tree you could share with me

They knocked the Boys Club down today, folks came from far and wide. To see it come down brick by brick, and reminisce with pride. They knocked the Boys Club down today, if you drive past in your car. That famous landmark's gone for good, all that's left's a giant scar. They knocked the Boys Club down (...Read full memory)

We used to live in Gateshead but because father was away in the RAF he thought we should live closer to his brother who lived at 116 High Street East, Wallsend, so we managed somehow to get a house at 16 Third Street, Palmers Buildings, the move was done with the use of a lorry that delivered coal, we did not (...Read full memory)

This photo was taken about 1961 in Wylam Gardens. The girl on the right was called Rita D.

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Caption for Wallsend, The Town Hall 1951: The Town Hall with its round corner turret was designed by Liddell & Brown and built in 1907-08; the fire station in Lawson Street and the public baths were part of the same scheme. The Town Hall was later used for the North Tyneside District Offices.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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