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by rusty
Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:36 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: boating
Replies: 7
Views: 1051

boating

Whats the price of a ride in the small motor boats at the North Marine Lake these days ?
by rusty
Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: tony wills
Replies: 2
Views: 5392

Re: tony wills

Tony would have been 10 in 1942 im not sure at what age you started at Redwell,i can only remember going to a end of term play early 1940,s or soon after the school first opened
by rusty
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:40 am
Forum: South Shields Boys High School
Topic: tony wills
Replies: 0
Views: 5618

tony wills

anyone remember Tony Wills
by rusty
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:38 am
Forum: Redwell School
Topic: tony wills
Replies: 2
Views: 5392

tony wills

am trying to locate a Tony Wills born 1932 who
i think attended Redwell school.
any info a help
by rusty
Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:26 am
Forum: North East Lost Friends & Relatives Board
Topic: tony wills
Replies: 0
Views: 517

tony wills

Trying to locate Tony Wills born in Shields 1932.
by rusty
Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:24 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: VILLA POP
Replies: 12
Views: 1927

Re: VILLA POP

used to help the Evans Pop man do hs rounds with a horse and cart near Hanratty,s at the end of the run was paid with lemonade,great
by rusty
Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: west boldon
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Re: west boldon

Discover more about this image St Nicholas' Home For Boys, Boldon Dipe Lane, West Boldon, County Durham (1906 - 1960) St Nicholas' Home for Boys began life in 1905 when the plans and contracts were arranged for a home to be built on a one-acre plot of land in Boldon. It was hoped that this home woul...
by rusty
Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:40 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: west boldon
Replies: 2
Views: 868

west boldon

Any one have any info on a Waifs & Strays Orphanage located in West boldon early 1900 Run by the C&E
by rusty
Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:35 am
Forum: North East Lost Friends & Relatives Board
Topic: eleanor robinson
Replies: 0
Views: 931

eleanor robinson

Eleanor Robinson born june 1910 married Sidney Wills 1931 was widowed 1940 with the death of Sidney at sea on board SS Castlemoor with all hands. Any help would be very helpfull,Eleanor lived at Horsley Hill at the time of Sidneys loss. :) Mothers Name mary lizzie robinson born 1910 lived at 183 Max...
by rusty
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: ss Castlemoor
Replies: 0
Views: 688

ss Castlemoor

The SS Castlemoor vanished 25/02/1940 enroute from Canada to theTees. My uncle was the cook on board Sidney Wills,married to Eleanor Wills of Horsley Hill. does any one know anything at all about Eleanor Wills of Horsley Hill ? Eleanor may have re-married and the name Hinds/hienzs comes to mind ? an...
by rusty
Mon Nov 30, 2009 3:25 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Traditional Geordie Sports
Replies: 14
Views: 1292

Re: Traditional Geordie Sports

wippet and or greyhound training used to be done in the fields opposite King George Road Ridgeway end.This involved what looked like an upside down bike with no tire on the rear wheel,just lots of cord and an old rabbit skin.When all was ready the dog was let free and the bloke with the bike turned ...
by rusty
Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: remember these sweets when you were a kid?
Replies: 240
Views: 191102

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

just remembered Twin cocoanut bars...recon my bike was powered by them the more i bought the further i cycled :roll:
by rusty
Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:48 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: remember these sweets when you were a kid?
Replies: 240
Views: 191102

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Picture this waiting at Shields station for the next train to N/castle tried the machine that stamped your name.found my weight.....the discovered the chocolate machine must have been the smallest bars of chocolate ever made.............good thing the train came before i spent all my money. :o I thi...
by rusty
Sat Nov 28, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: Lyons Corner House
Replies: 9
Views: 1067

Re: Lyons Corner House

i remember a small cafe next to Binns,under the walkway dont think it was Lyons,remember Lockharts staff wore black dresses and white aprons very posh.
by rusty
Thu Nov 19, 2009 8:44 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: market day
Replies: 4
Views: 603

Re: market day

Thanks for the reply.Can still hear the plates clattering as they where sold not for a fiver not for a tenner ten bob and there yours.
by rusty
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: market day
Replies: 4
Views: 603

market day

Does the Sat market day still take place at of course The Market Place. :)
by rusty
Fri Oct 16, 2009 6:24 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: mortality
Replies: 12
Views: 1196

Re: mortality

Hello Hello any- one out there :P ????
by rusty
Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: mortality
Replies: 12
Views: 1196

Re: mortality

I think i am the sole surviver of my last class at school,53/54 Cleadon Park.
by rusty
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: mortality
Replies: 12
Views: 1196

Re: mortality

i have a good wake most mornings.............the time to worry is when you do not.
by rusty
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:30 am
Forum: Tyneside Old Codgers History Room
Topic: mortality
Replies: 12
Views: 1196

Re: mortality

well we are called Old codgers.................. [-X

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