East Holywell, Tyne and Wear

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of places near East Holywell, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

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Old Maps of East Holywell

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Memories of East Holywell
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My mother s family lived on North row, the Sandersons, Grandfather Joseph and grandmother Phoebe, my aunt Rita, my mother Margaret, uncles Robert and Joseph, many happy memories of playing on the pit heap and going for shower at pit baths around 1955 till 1965ish, Also the Tute , My mother used to relate tales (...Read full memory)

I was born in East Holywell in 1946 and lived at 24 North Row. By then there were only 2 rows of houses left. We lived with my grandmother, Eva Barnfather, who had been there since the turn of the century. Like my mother and aunt and uncle before me, I went to East Holywell school where the teachers (...Read full memory)