Frith photos prompt happy memories of our personal history, so enjoy this trip down memory lane with our old photos, historic maps, local history books, and memories of Elswick. Refresh & enjoy your personal memories, or find some that family & friends will love as gifts.

It's free to browse our vintage and retro photographs of Elswick, but if some spark good memories they are available to buy in a wide range of products, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers, customised calendars. Don't miss other visitors' Memories and maybe connect with those who have shared their memories - you may even know the names, or learn more about the locality.

Old Maps of Elswick

Historic Maps of Elswick and the local area.

Sheet Maps of Elswick

Historic Folded Sheet Maps of Elswick and the local area, matching current OS Landranger Sheet Maps.

I was born at hopedean in elswick 1953. My mothers name was Eva may haddock. I wasn’t adopted but placed in a children’s home in hebburn when I had just turned 4 years of age. All my brothers and sisters were all adopted but I was the only one who wasn’t for some reason. I take it my mother resisted on me being adopted as well although I don’t know why. Unfortunately my mother died in 2002 I believe, and as ...see more
I was born in December 1962 in the mother and baby home in Hopedene. I would have been there last three weeks in December and first three weeks of January. It was one of the coldest winters on record. I'd love to hear from any adoptees that were there around that time. You never know. I found my birth mam eventually and knew her for about 15 years until she died. Thanks for reading this. Thanks for sharing your lives.

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