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by bcaerurfa
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:01 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Youth Club
Replies: 65
Views: 16713

Re: North Street Youth Club

I do remember hearing that his first wife committed suicide. I either learned this from Ellen's workmates in 1952 or from my wife in 1956. Long after the event either way. What year did this tragic event occur?
by bcaerurfa
Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Youth Club
Replies: 65
Views: 16713

Re: North Street Youth Club

I worked at Tyne Chemical Company from 1952 to 1964. His wife was called Ellen, that was in 1952. I do believe he did work at the Co-Op. What was the name of his first wife and son? I think he married Ellen in 1951.
by bcaerurfa
Tue May 31, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Youth Club
Replies: 65
Views: 16713

Re: North Street Youth Club

The leader was John Reay (I worked with his wife at Tyne Chemical Company in River Drive). My wife played for his netball team, which was unbeaten for about five years. John was a perfectionist and demanded the same committment from the girls. My wife told me that many times after big wins they woul...

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