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by rusty
Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: mental
Replies: 3
Views: 1013

mental

does any one remember what happened to people who in todays terms were Not quite right.This was in the late 1940,s/1950,s.
i am trying to trace a young lady (in the 1940,s/1950,s) Name of Lavinia,later reported drowned in the Marine lake.D.O.B approx 1930.
Thanks
by rusty
Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: H S Edward Street
Replies: 13
Views: 11771

Re: H S Edward Street

H.S.Edward St many years ago i lived at 182 H.S.Edward St from 1939 till approx 1945/6 i lived in the upstairs section of the house.Outside Loo but your own wash house.Across the street was a family called Farrar.Used to play on the Ash and spent lotst of time Mill dam area
by rusty
Fri Apr 15, 2011 4:11 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 3668

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

In 1945 the place was empty just timber huts and concrete shelters,my friend and i were chased of by sqauters.
by rusty
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 3668

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

if i really blow the cobwebs of i can remember army huts and shelters way over the far end of Temple Park probably 1944/5
by rusty
Mon Apr 11, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 3668

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

as a side line what happened to the church ?
by rusty
Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.
Replies: 15
Views: 3668

Re: ww2 bunker at the leisure center.

from what i remember the place was used as a youth club of sorts,and the Civil Defence area was all locked up.The area from the Shelter up to the Ridgeway was supposedly gifted to the council for recreation and no buildings allowed just sport.There was an exception a wooden church was built near Par...
by rusty
Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Barnes Road School
Replies: 57
Views: 35020

Re: Barnes Road School

I played on the ASH most days and down by the Docks. On the Ash After the War they used to stack surplus life-boats and rafts ,great fun playing there.Yes a Fairground visited the Area,i did odd jobs in return for free rides.Then the hunt for pieces of bomb or shell very magnetic good to trade with ...
by rusty
Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Barnes Road School
Replies: 57
Views: 35020

Re: Barnes Road School

Yes the goodies came from Canada and passed out to the neady kids by the school,Lived in HS Edward st and climbed out of upstaire window onto the snow.
by rusty
Mon Feb 28, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Barnes Road School
Replies: 57
Views: 35020

Re: Barnes Road School

I went to the school a bit before the times talked about, 1944...1948 any one of that time remember the gifts of clothes shoes and honey from Canada ? and the very bad winter of 47
by rusty
Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: many thanks
Replies: 1
Views: 728

many thanks

Many thanks to all on the forum for many hours of happy memoriese and good talks mostly about youth that is long gone,have a good xmas every one and a good holiday. =D> :D
by rusty
Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:13 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: new suite
Replies: 10
Views: 2111

Re: new suite

memory playing tricks i was sure it was the 60 shilling shop............i remember the shop in the main st of shields same side as Boots(left hand side facing the market square) i don,t suppose turnups are still the fashion ?
by rusty
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: new suite
Replies: 10
Views: 2111

new suite

any-one rmember The 60 shilling shop ?
by rusty
Sat Nov 27, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: trolley bus memories
Replies: 18
Views: 3938

Re: trolley bus memories

My grandfather used to be first of all driving the horse drawn buses.Then moved onto trams, then trolley buses his son my uncle then drove motor buses .The pole in use was normaly a bamboo.When i first moved to Cleadon the tram rails and overhead wires still ran up the centre of King George Road.
by rusty
Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Marsden Street
Replies: 62
Views: 43156

Re: Marsden Street

some one mentiond a piano teacher named Ockelford,lasted about 5 lessons there she was brutal with an ebony ruler for any wrong note.
by rusty
Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.
Replies: 34
Views: 2281

Re: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.

i am over the shore every sat/sun sailing r/c yachts at quarry lake. :P
by rusty
Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.
Replies: 34
Views: 2281

Re: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.

Got past the Drops stage pressure up in the high 30 some thing.now back to normal and can see for miles(km,,s)
you should use your Gold card.

all the best. :shock:
by rusty
Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:01 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: a trip through the new tyne tunnel
Replies: 17
Views: 1015

Re: a trip through the new tyne tunnel

used to bike from Cleadon to White city,vital supplies Mars Bars.
by rusty
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.
Replies: 34
Views: 2281

Re: RADIO FUN'S PETULA CLARK.

Globalmyth,Green Lane fixed my Glocoma both eyes in under an hour(2 months apart)now have perfect sight and two new lenses.if you get the chance take it. :shock:
by rusty
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: The Corner Shop
Topic: Who else remembers these books
Replies: 12
Views: 608

Re: Who else remembers these books

I believe people with colour blindness could not see the hidden image.

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