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by eddieg
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: The big freeze
Replies: 6
Views: 1398

Re: The big freeze

by eddieg
Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: South Shields Power Station
Replies: 10
Views: 3612

Re: South Shields Power Station

Cheers Brian. :D
by eddieg
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:32 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: South Shields Power Station
Replies: 10
Views: 3612

Re: South Shields Power Station

How was the coal delivered to the powerstation.? There were railway lines running to it which linked it with St Hilda and Westoe Collieries, and there was a coal depot right next door to it as well fed by the same source. I had to look at an old map to confirm it and it clearly shows the railway se...
by eddieg
Sun Nov 20, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: South Shields Power Station
Replies: 10
Views: 3612

Re: South Shields Power Station

How was the coal delivered to the powerstation.?
by eddieg
Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: grocer in laygate
Replies: 42
Views: 8129

Re: grocer in laygate

Wasn't there a sico wharehouse off dean road behind dean tce.One of my relatives worked there he was called John Thompson.
by eddieg
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)

Any Idea why it was called the battery.Was there an anti aircraft gun there maybe?
by eddieg
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)

My thanks to "EDDIEG" for the pics of the six lads and the one of the mams in Dean Tce backlane I can remember a lot of the women on that pic. but one I would like to know is the name of the lady standing second from the left, next to Mrs. Copping who is first on the left, others I recognise are:- ...
by eddieg
Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:45 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)

My uncle,George Lynn used to work for Hanlons as a manager and they were taken over by Moores. I did not live in Malvern street until 1963 but used to have friends around Dean Terrace, a girl called Ann Murray who had a brother Eddie or Ted. The name Copping also rings a bell. Used to get my coal f...
by eddieg
Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)

My gran lived on Dean tce.I can remember one of the Indian lads gettnig married.He rode down Dean tce on a white horse.His name I think was Talla.My Gran thought it was great the whole street was out.She lived at No 10 Dean tce.
by eddieg
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: South Shields in Old Photos - Facebook
Replies: 5
Views: 1710

Re: South Shields in Old Photos - Facebook

There's been a load of bother with Hebburn photo's.about the same problem
by eddieg
Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:42 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Finding Isabella Richardson and Family
Replies: 16
Views: 2926

Re: Finding Isabella Richardson and Family

Isabella richardson lived at 91 Campbell st with her father william a ships carpenter born in south shields and her mother Jane, nee young born in North shields.They were married in sept.1874 in south shields. He was 29 she was 26 in 1881 census.Hope these are what you're looking for.
by eddieg
Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Finding Isabella Richardson and Family
Replies: 16
Views: 2926

Re: Finding Isabella Richardson and Family

What was her maiden name? and what was the sons name.We need more information to go on .
by eddieg
Mon May 30, 2011 1:15 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Patent Slip South Shields
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: Patent Slip South Shields

I think this is to do with a glass works.Ihave seen Patent slip bottles for sale on Ebay,they had a red hand on the bottle stoppers.
by eddieg
Sun May 15, 2011 12:18 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: golden slipper
Replies: 27
Views: 4142

Re: golden slipper

Mr Smith wrote:
geordielass wrote:yes i left in 1967 my boyfriend worked at whitburn pit and got a transfer to new ollerton so we got married and started life down there. had a few brief spells in shields before moving to cumbria in 1978
Not Hutton moor end by some chance. My mam and dad had a caravan onn there for years.
by eddieg
Sun May 15, 2011 12:16 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: golden slipper
Replies: 27
Views: 4142

Re: golden slipper

My Aunty used to work in the kitchen in here on a night time .Hot dogs an stuff.
by eddieg
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:34 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

My Dad used to say that American troops were on there.And that there was a murder commited by one of them .There was a dispute over a lady.?Any Ideas?
by eddieg
Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:23 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

There was big slabs of concrete lying there on friday must have been at least 9 or 10 inches thick.Thats what made me think the bunker was being removed.
by eddieg
Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:24 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

Look like they're digging it out .Passed a couple of times this week and there's a digger pulling it to bits.
by eddieg
Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)
Replies: 49
Views: 8741

Re: DEAN ROAD (the deans end)

Do you remeber Cecil Gates paper shop.My Gran lived on Dean tce.

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