Featuring this image:

Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories

The photo 'Wallsend, the Town Hall 1951' appears in this book.

View Book

More about this scene

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.

Other Memories from Wallsend

while i was at the western I used to deliver papers in area of palmer bui;dings ,mark street ,charles street etc,,the newsagents was at high street east a Mr Mcgucken or something like that ..On sundays we met up at Wallsend railway station about 6 in the morning where we collected papers and was taken back to shop then went out delivering.. Ernie Walker

I attended western from about 1955 to 1960,Mr Taylor was our form teacher music was Mr bell,Mr proctor took science..Mr Goodfellow took woodwork also Mr Spencer woodwork,,Mr Schofields was the history teacher,, I think it was Mr Heward was the head,,I thought Mr Taylor was quite fair,,There was 5 cinemas in wallsend at the time The ritz, which is where weatherspoon is ,,Gaumont at other end of high ...see more

Queuing up to go and see our films on a Saturday morning and singing the song about the abc minors. The words are as follows.We are the boys and girls well known as minors of the abc and every Saturday we line up to see the films we like and shout aloud with glee we like to laugh and have our sing song just a happy crowd are we were all pals together we minors of the abc. When the films broke ...see more

i was born at 15 charles st palmers buildings in 1948 i recall the dunns cotchers the macmullens the dents who used yo keep pigs in the back yard we would exchange tattie peelings for spangles as we were rationed i remember pissing in the painters pot in charles street then legging it i thought i got away with it until my mother remarked on it some fifty years later. freddie horsfield /

Sparked a Memory for you?

If this has sparked a memory, why not share it here?

Tools

Add to Album