Whitley Bay Colman Cafe Boarding House On The Esplanade - a Memory of Whitley Bay.

Does anyone remember a cafe / boarding house on the Esplanade, called Colman or Colman's? It was run by some relatives of mine and I am trying to trace the family tree; I do not know their particular names but have a list of possible names, and photos. The name 'Colman' itself came from a street where the family lived in the Midlands, before moving up to Whitley Bay, so it is not their surname).

I believe Colman's was running in at least the 1930s through to the late 1950s, if not earlier / later than these dates. If anyone has any information on the cafe/boarding house at the time, or the family, please do write a reply on here!

A memory shared by S Hill on Aug 17th, 2009. Send S Hill a message

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