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by geordielass
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: gateshead
Replies: 8
Views: 760

Re: gateshead

thanks tedster and andys football will give them a try i did find one but no good
by geordielass
Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: gateshead
Replies: 8
Views: 760

gateshead

hi can anyone tell me please if there is boards for gateshead
by geordielass
Tue Oct 23, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: North East Lost Friends & Relatives Board
Topic: gibsons from gateshead
Replies: 0
Views: 968

gibsons from gateshead

hi i am looking for gibson fam, from gateshead 1900-50s i think it was george had pub on newcastle quay side near swing bridge in 50s there were 12 boys and one girl my grandmother one of the brothers went to austrailia the father was sea captain and mother had lodging house my grandmother married h...
by geordielass
Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Great idea..
Replies: 31
Views: 1476

Re: Great idea..

i remember now why i stopped reading these boards it was because ofall the nastyness and bitching that goes on by certain people things havent changed have they
by geordielass
Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Great idea..
Replies: 31
Views: 1476

Re: Great idea..

i recieve dla and get free car because i have arthritus due to working in freezing fish factory shelling prawns for years wearing wellies standing in freezing water in middle of winter i paid my taxes and stamp and and am no scrounger and yes i smoke its only pleasure i have saying as i cant walk fa...
by geordielass
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Harbour Lights
Replies: 17
Views: 1327

Re: Harbour Lights

thats changed since i was there last in 1966 used to live in the big house owned by mr hunt it was let off into flats i think its gone now
by geordielass
Mon May 21, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Sea Coal
Replies: 13
Views: 766

Re: Sea Coal

i now live in a village just north of whitehaven and we are right on the beach there used to be a lot of pits round here unlike shields we have black sand and the beaches and coast is littered with sea coal people still pick it up now but not as many as days gone bye because of gas/electric fires. i...
by geordielass
Sat May 12, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Your opinion
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Your opinion

i think the kids will be bullied and made fun of at school because of this
by geordielass
Wed May 09, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: milldam
Replies: 11
Views: 367

Re: milldam

WOW
by geordielass
Sat May 05, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Super moon saturday night
Replies: 18
Views: 704

Re: Super moon saturday night

doubt i will see it as good you lot im on cumbria west coast
by geordielass
Sat May 05, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: very good tip
Replies: 6
Views: 308

very good tip

if faced with 0870 no or any expensive tel no type in to your pc saynoto0870.com follow link and put in the no it will come up with normal landline no for that company thus saving you fortune over the year try it then keep it in your favorites so its always to hand pity you couldnt do it with mobiles
by geordielass
Tue May 01, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Budding Travel Agents
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Budding Travel Agents

anna wrote: :( im going to miss the meeting ..im in hospital on the 10th may for my 3rd operation,,,so have a drink or 2 for me :wink: ......you got a busy time ahead Andy ,lots of photos :wink:
hope your ok and every thing works out well
by geordielass
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: boldon lane
Replies: 25
Views: 5033

Re: boldon lane

i got a very good cd from ebay william clavery a man and his camera a 100 images of laygate in 50s &60s well worth watching
by geordielass
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: boldon lane
Replies: 25
Views: 5033

Re: boldon lane

there was a good record shop on warpole st just off fredrick st and also lower down on south fredrick street
by geordielass
Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: boldon lane
Replies: 25
Views: 5033

Re: boldon lane

duncans groceries shop was on bolden lane and presto took over and opened it as a self service shop i believe it was first s,market in s,shields it was on first block just up from wrights biscuits. i was working for duncans at the time it must have been 62/63
by geordielass
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: You must be joking
Replies: 9
Views: 1656

Re: You must be joking

that would be her. her name was pamela we were all there that night, my cousins the harrisons and me think i was about 10 and she was year or 2 younger than me, her older sister was called maureen a friend of our cathy, never forget it it was a horrible wet night and we stood in the rain waiting for...
by geordielass
Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: April Photo Competition
Replies: 199
Views: 5733

Re: April Photo Competition

beautiful global my favorite gemstone
by geordielass
Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: You must be joking
Replies: 9
Views: 1656

Re: You must be joking

i mentioned the usual childhood illnesses, measels, chicken pox ETC i was reffering to the health hygine and safty aspect there was none of that then, that there is now, ie wafers, and fish n chips out of news papers, i know that polio & diptheria did take a lot of children but that was a bit before...
by geordielass
Mon Apr 23, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: You must be joking
Replies: 9
Views: 1656

Re: You must be joking

st bedes school was opposit the baths and further down was the joke shop on same side as school i used to go to st bedes and spend my half penny bus fare on an old newspaper full of broken wafers from the wafer factory on derby street. and then walk home to taylor street those were the days no healt...
by geordielass
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: You must be joking
Replies: 9
Views: 1656

Re: You must be joking

cant remember a pully bank in so/shields only pully bank i know was the one from ferry landing up to borough rd n/shields i think there was a joke shop at bottom end of derby st but some older s,dancers will no doubt put me right

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