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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.

Memories of Wallsend

I attended the Western from 1964 until 1968. Mr Heward was the Head. He was strict but also fair. Other teachers that I remember are Messrs Burse, Thompson, Seaton, Spencer, Goodfellow and Taylor. Mainly all good guys with the exception of Taylor the science teacher. The Western was a small school and was a very pleasant (...Read full memory)

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

ODE TO WALLSEND I was born at Wallsend Village green in the heart of Wallsend Town, I spent my childhood in an era great to be around, We all grew up together and played in our back lanes, My cousins and my neighbours in the shadows of the cranes. At the top of each old terraced street there stood a corner shop, I (...Read full memory)

I am trying to find out more information about this school, does it still exist? My grandma, May Handyside, finished here 17th July 1936.

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