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by Ingeryl
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:39 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Open council tip
Replies: 31
Views: 3127

Re: Open council tip

The only tip I can remember was Gypsies Green, that was a huge tip.
The playing fields In King George Rd we used to call the 7 Pitches
Tom R
by Ingeryl
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:20 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Pub Crawl
Replies: 51
Views: 4115

Re: Pub Crawl

just after the war, I got a job with ( was it curries carriers ??) big clysdale horses and carts. The place was next to the ferry landing. used to go to the railway goods yard to collect the barrels, and hogs heads of beer, McKewans, Youngers,Indecoop and allslops,vauxes etc and deliver to most of t...
by Ingeryl
Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Laygate Lane School
Replies: 0
Views: 708

Laygate Lane School

Until a couple of days ago, I hadn't browsed the Sanddancers for almost a year. I have brothers living in Shields, and a few weeks ago my brother Ernie phoned to inform me of my youngest brothers death. he had been ill for a long time. During our long conversation we talked of an incident at laygate...
by Ingeryl
Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Marsden Street
Replies: 62
Views: 16323

Re: Marsden Street

Pete, We lived in the corner house at the top of Lke Ave. I think it was no 1. Can't remember the name of the street that ran across the top. Could leave our front door and walk diagonally across to the Marsden Inn or leave from the back door and walk along to the White Horse painted on the rock fac...
by Ingeryl
Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Marsden Street
Replies: 62
Views: 16323

Re: Marsden Street

gday!! that's the way nz landers talk. Jarrow Pete! nice to hear from you. My family moved from Imeary st (126) to Lake Ave , must have been about 1953. Our house looked out onto those shops, and I think Stollidays would have been the same family that had grocers shops in Chi Rd, Marsden St,Wharton ...
by Ingeryl
Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Marsden Street
Replies: 62
Views: 16323

Re: Marsden Street

It is a long time since I last visited sanddancers, but just thought I would say something about Marsden st. I was born in Stephenson ST (thought it was called stevenson street) in 1924 ( makes me 85). By age 5, I was living in Marsden St. Don't know what number but it was a few doors down from Stol...
by Ingeryl
Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:02 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: remember these sweets when you were a kid?
Replies: 238
Views: 106769

Imps

jimmywizz wrote:i remember imps had a horrible taste yuk!
"IMPS" if you popped one into your mouth
then took a large drink from your pint of
cellar beer (Tram Hotel)!! absolute
nectar!
Tom Rylance.
P.S. I was barman at
the Tram at the time, manager was Frank
Garbutt.
by Ingeryl
Mon Feb 26, 2007 7:30 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: The Way We Were
Replies: 34
Views: 4998

I worked for Miss Flagg as an undergardener in 1940. Her mother was still alive then. I used to go down street to Chipchases tripe shop every Friday morning to pick up her standing order for cow heels and other delicacies, until the big raid 1941 which wiped out a lot of the market place and also Ch...
by Ingeryl
Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:41 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: BIKE SHOP
Replies: 32
Views: 5562

bike shop

Ingeryl, What a great photo, i used to know a girl called Fran Rylance from that area,many years ago, any relation?. I better explain before baldy jumps on to the next 747 flight to New Zealand to sort me out. That photo is his. Jake, there are a few rylances in the tyneside area,I still have 3 bro...
by Ingeryl
Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:03 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: BIKE SHOP
Replies: 32
Views: 5562

Below is a photo taken in 1939 showing the bike shop, on the left through the bridge. It was named John Hornsby, which I believe was the name of the shop in Waterloo Vale when it first opened, maybe they moved down there when the area was redeveloped. On the original photo (which this is a copy of)...
by Ingeryl
Fri May 26, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: Laygate School
Topic: laygate school
Replies: 4
Views: 6655

laygate school

Sir, You are absolutely correct and I offer my most abject Apologies. I was born in 1924 in Stevenson St lived in Marsden st then moved to Oak Ave when I was 5. started school but only for a few months when we moved back into town. My dad (the bookies brother) didn't like Cleadon. Too far from the '...
by Ingeryl
Thu May 25, 2006 12:25 am
Forum: Laygate School
Topic: LAYGATE NEXT OAPs - YEAR 2005
Replies: 2
Views: 6193

laygate school

I am a very good artist, been drawing the OAP
since 1989
by Ingeryl
Thu May 25, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: Laygate School
Topic: post topic
Replies: 1
Views: 2507

laygate school

To be sure. very grateful for small mercies.
by Ingeryl
Thu May 25, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: Laygate School
Topic: laygate school
Replies: 4
Views: 6655

laygate school

Not quite,
I will be 82 the 7th june. Have to re-sit my drivers
licence because some idiot in the governmet has decided
that when you reach old age you can no longer be trusted
behind the wheel. Been driving for 60 years without an
accident.
by Ingeryl
Wed May 24, 2006 11:01 am
Forum: Laygate School
Topic: laygate school
Replies: 4
Views: 6655

laygate school

I attended laygate infants 1926 then went to Laygate Boys
(girls were seperate) the school was supposed to be sinking
One of my teachers was a Mr Tweed He was injured as a
Tank commander in WW2. Laygate Lane School seems to
to have disappeared from the face of the earth.
by Ingeryl
Wed May 24, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: stottie cakes
Replies: 25
Views: 5581

Stotties

When I was 5 years old I lived in Oak Avenue, and a few doors along was some one called Mrs Stott, she had twin daughters that I was in love with (in later years) Mrs Stott invented the stotty cake and my mother made a slight alteration by cutting the circle of dough into squares and calling them bo...
by Ingeryl
Wed May 24, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: oldies
Replies: 1
Views: 931

oldies

is there any body out there that can remember the old Laygate Lane School. It used to have a bell tower which used to toll, and if you werent in line when it stopped, you were late for school. Right at the end of the lane passed the infants school was the scrap yard Dixons where you took all your us...
by Ingeryl
Wed May 24, 2006 6:39 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Queries
Replies: 9
Views: 2063

Re: Queries

My dad worked on building the steps at Velvet Beds. Any news of these? Who remembers Cocky, the white sulphur-crested cockatoo in Dulverton Avenue? The Penshaw Monument has a hollow corner column with a spiral staircase inside. Does everybody know this? The spiral staircase was where the Lambton wo...
by Ingeryl
Wed May 24, 2006 6:25 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Barbers/mens hairdressers
Replies: 37
Views: 6802

it was t stop ye gettin a caad

Pooter wrote:
Axeman wrote:Short back and sides.

I can remember the barber lighting a taper to singe the hair.

Does anyone still do that?.
Why did they do that?
It Was t stop yi gettin a caad

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