Quarry Cottages Wideopen Weetslade - a Memory of Wideopen.

My great-great-grandparents came over from Ireland in the potato famine in 1840, and they lived at Quarry Cottages in Wideopen-Weetslade. My great-great-grandfather was a stone-quarryman in Wideopen.

A memory shared by Brenda Glover Nee Malone on Jul 31st, 2009. Send Brenda Glover Nee Malone a message

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Wed Jun 17th 2020, at 1:54 am
mjtweddle29 commented:
My grandfather, John Tweddle (1877-1924) was the foreman manager of Wideopen Quarry from 1914-1924. He was entitled to live in the big house that formed a part of the Quarry Row Cottages. My father was born there in 1916. My uncle, Matthew Lee Tweddle (1900-1990) was a monumental sculptor and had a business advertised at the quarry onto the Great North Road and opposite North Terrace (now Park View) where my grandfather bought a house in 1920.

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