Corbridge Memories

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We moved to Prudhoe in 1947, I was 12 years old. My dad, Bill Turner RSM, took over the Drill Hall in Swallow Close. I thought it was wonderful as we had relatives in Prudhoe, plus a grandma, Mary Ann Turner. I was born in Crawcrook in my mother's family home, her mother was Catherine Hogg of Dons House, Bank (...Read full memory)

As I was approaching my 7th birthday at the end of November 1943, my mother (Nan Mackie) was taken from our row house home at 34, Briar Edge, Forest Hall, nr Newcastle-on-Tyne to Dilston Hall, Corbridge, where she gave birth to my sister Dorothy, November 1st. As my dad (Tommy Mackie) had to go to his work as a (...Read full memory)

I was born in Dilston Nursing Home in May 1942. My uncle lived at Dilston House which is now luxury self-catering accommodation. We returned many times during the 1940s and 1950s and I remember wading at the edge of the Devils Water.