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Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 10-02-2018, 04:30 PM
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Posted By janwhin
Hope you enjoyed your trip north!! When we...

Hope you enjoyed your trip north!!

When we were arranging an interment at Beach Road I had a look at the burial records for Beach Road cemetery because my grandparents, uncle and great grandfather...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 03-02-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 483
Posted By janwhin
Lovely fossil Coquet. Is that snow on it?

Lovely fossil Coquet. Is that snow on it?
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 03-02-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 34,554
Posted By janwhin
Wasn't that a butcher's shop on the left corner?

Wasn't that a butcher's shop on the left corner?
Forum: General topics 21-01-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By janwhin
This is by the Alexander Fowler we have already...

This is by the Alexander Fowler we have already discussed?

Nice work. Interesting bit about the coal workings on the beach during the 1926 strike.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 20-01-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By janwhin
If you look at the Schooner and Harbour Inns on...

If you look at the Schooner and Harbour Inns on this map they are pretty substantial buildings. I would think the Railway was the only occupier of that block opposite top of what would become Bede...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-01-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By janwhin
At the 1861 census there's a Hugh Marshall...

At the 1861 census there's a Hugh Marshall shoemaker and innkeeper on Bluebell Row. Seems to be lately arrived from Wooler, looking at the children's births.
The other innkeeper on Bluebell Row was...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-01-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 286
Posted By janwhin
Alnwick Mercury1 March 1858: "Public House to...

Alnwick Mercury1 March 1858:
"Public House to Let. The Prince Albert Inn, Amble. Apply to Mr G Cockburn, Angel Brewery, Alnwick."
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 06-01-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,907
Posted By janwhin
That is seriously impressive Coquet....are you...

That is seriously impressive Coquet....are you going to report it?
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 03-01-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 530
Posted By janwhin
Here's another couple of old postcards for the...

Here's another couple of old postcards for the set!
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 13-12-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,715
Posted By janwhin
The original photograph has gone to be replaced...

The original photograph has gone to be replaced by a wedding group outside a brick built church. From what I remember of the original one it did look like St Cuthbert's and the groom's father looked...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 11-12-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,715
Posted By janwhin
Well, Jack Ord was married in 1905 when he was...

Well, Jack Ord was married in 1905 when he was 22. That would match the note on the back. I can see one cross on the photo but not the other. Any idea Coquet?
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 11-12-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,715
Posted By janwhin
I will be....Jack Ord married my dad's aunt :D I...

I will be....Jack Ord married my dad's aunt :D I will return.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 11-12-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 530
Posted By janwhin
Trying to get my bearings on these Coquet. So I'm...

Trying to get my bearings on these Coquet. So I'm looking at the road before it turns up past the Sun? The houses in the back are running down Castle Hill with the burgage plots behind?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-12-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,367
Posted By janwhin
That's really interesting, we'll have to...

That's really interesting, we'll have to investigate further. I guess you must have some info given your surname!
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 15-10-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,715
Posted By janwhin
That's over the back of Queen Street then Alan?...

That's over the back of Queen Street then Alan? The cobblers was down there too I think. Was the cut grass off the Braid?

My sisters are the ones with the main memories of the Sally Army hut :)
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 15-10-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,715
Posted By janwhin
That's a great photo with all sorts of things...

That's a great photo with all sorts of things going on. What's that bloke standing inside a shelter in the haystack doing?

My money's on Gordon Street and they're taking some hay off the dunes...
Forum: General topics 09-08-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
I just twigged the date of death which came after...

I just twigged the date of death which came after the official end of WW1. Presumably a watch still had to be kept for German subs which may not have been aware that the war had ended?
Forum: General topics 08-08-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
George Philip Back, telegraphist, aged 19. HMS...

George Philip Back, telegraphist, aged 19. HMS Lucia. South west corner of graveyard.

Pliny Foster, Plymouth Naval Memorial, stoker 1st class, aged 28. HM S/M G11.
Forum: General topics 08-08-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
Had a look on the NE war memorials site, no...

Had a look on the NE war memorials site, no mention, as far as I can see, of anyone from the submarine. I'll have a look at CWG next.
Forum: General topics 08-08-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
Well, isn't that interesting. Thanks Hollydog :)

Well, isn't that interesting. Thanks Hollydog :)
Forum: General topics 07-08-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
What's the story behind the submarine then? ...

What's the story behind the submarine then?

The programme showed a photograph of the crew being buried, pouring with rain. Apparently Countess Grey had the photos taken to send to the families in...
Forum: General topics 06-08-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
Didn't mention the submarine. They stood in front...

Didn't mention the submarine. They stood in front of the boiler and it absolutely dwarfed them.
Forum: General topics 06-08-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
Britain at Low Tide

Did anyone see the Channel 4 programme last night at 7 pm? It was about local history/archaeology of the coast and started with Northumberland. It dealt with Beadnell and the possible remains of an...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 20-07-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,626
Posted By janwhin
When did they sneak those on!

When did they sneak those on!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-07-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,626
Posted By janwhin
I just love these maps :D...

I just love these maps :D http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=16&lat=55.3406&lon=-1.5849&layers=1&right=BingHyb
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