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by Triciadot
Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: North East Lost Friends & Relatives Board
Topic: Standhope Road School
Replies: 4
Views: 2352

Re: Standhope Road School

Just picked up this post as a newbe to Sanddancers. I was a pupil in class 4A, then called Pat Imrie, and sat next to Joan Kolster. Also new Dorothy Gutcher, Frances Bibby , Margaret Erricson, Sylvia Lee, Linda Lee, Douglas Rattray and several others. Still in contact with Margaret (nee) Cowe. Not m...
by Triciadot
Thu Oct 16, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: dishonest council (again)
Replies: 25
Views: 1885

Re: dishonest council (again)

:o Oh dear, have I opened a can of worms here?? Having lived away from South Shields for many years it pained me to see so much of the old places I loved had disappeared, in particular the old railway station buildings which, incidentally, were part of the first passenger railways in the world, desi...
by Triciadot
Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: dishonest council (again)
Replies: 25
Views: 1885

Re: dishonest council (again)

Just joined Sanddancers and have been looking for information about the original South Shields railway station (Low Shields) which was at the bottom of Station Road opposite the Burndept battery factory. After the new station opened in Mile End Road, in the 1870's the buildings were converted to two...
by Triciadot
Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Old Shopkeepers Remembered !
Replies: 14
Views: 3739

Re: Old Shopkeepers Remembered !

Harry Hogg's shop was on the corner of Wenlock Road and Newcastle Road, I knew him as a fellow playing member of the People's Mission Band in Fort Street at the Lawe Top from the middle 1950's for some years before I joined the RAF. He was a nice friendly chap and a good church man, and I always en...

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