Eloped With David - a Memory of Arkengarthdale.

Sometime in 1961/1962 I was courting David who was a chef in Newcastle upon Tyne.  I was a student nurse aged 16 he was I think 17.  He left his apprenticeship to work in a Wimpy bar to earn money to buy a ring.  He did buy me a ring and gave it to me on the seat at Greys monument.  We decided to elope but made the mistake of going to his parents pub The Red Lion at Arkengarthdale.  Unbeknown to us they rang my parents who turned up and took me home to Wallsend.  I wasn't allowed to see David again and even though I have been happily married for 43 years often wonder what happened to him and if he too found another love.  I thought his surname was Clarke but my family all say no it wasn't but haven't been able to remember what it was.  I would still love to hear from him if he sees this.  Annie


A memory shared by Anne Bruce on May 17th, 2007. Send Anne Bruce a message

 Comments & Feedback

Sun Dec 1st 2019, at 12:50 pm
clarkedavid522 commented:
"Send" not store!😊
Sun Dec 1st 2019, at 12:49 pm
clarkedavid522 commented:
MY EMAIL ADDR:
clarkedavid522@gmail.com
Anne!
Store a couple of lines
All the best
David
Tue Nov 5th 2019, at 4:41 pm
clarkedavid522 commented:
Hi Anne!
Write me a couple lines.
Love
David
Mon Aug 12th 2019, at 9:16 am
clarkedavid522 commented:
My hot mail addr:
Clarkedavid@gmail.com
Sat Aug 10th 2019, at 7:13 pm
clarkedavid522 commented:
Hi Anne!
Many Many years have passer
Would so like to get in touch with you!
David Clark

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