Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear

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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 Tynemouth. 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 Tynemouth, 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 Tynemouth

Historic Maps of Tynemouth and the local area.

My family including myself lived in the coastguard houses from 1949-1956, we, myself and my friends spent many hours on this beach and surrounding areas I attended tynemouth primary school and then linkskill sec modern my father bought a rowing boat from a Benny Asaparty (possibly wrong spelling)who hired boats out photos bring back great memories of living in the haven I wonder is there anyone on this site who remember this period my name is Brian Hinchliffe

Added 10 February 2020
I remember this beach well, especially the open air swimming pool which is also on a photograph here in this collection , I remember going on a school swimming session weekly ( Preston High school ) now john spence and dreading seeing the piece of card in the window telling us the temp of the water . It didnt really matter what the card said the temperature was . All I know is that it was bloody cold every time ...see more