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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-05-2018, 04:22 PM
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Posted By janwhin
A bit of a tangent, but am I correct in having a...

A bit of a tangent, but am I correct in having a memory of Carse and Goodger solicitor's office being up a this end of Queen Street??
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-04-2018, 12:42 PM
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Views: 971
Posted By janwhin
Welch's Buildings were built by Mr Welch of the...

Welch's Buildings were built by Mr Welch of the Harbour development, see the attached piece about him.
http://www.fusilier.co.uk/amble_northumberland/movers_and_shakers.htm
Forum: New member zone 07-04-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By janwhin
Apparently there was an airfield south west of...

Apparently there was an airfield south west of Morpeth so I guess that was where he would be based.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 03-04-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,906
Posted By janwhin
War Memorial Names

The Newspaper Archive has just loaded a lot more newspapers including the Journal and Evening Chronicle. Picked this one up for J Ryan (memorial and West Cemetery).
Evening Chronicle, 30 December...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 03-04-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By janwhin
Gordon, there's a mention in the Northern...

Gordon, there's a mention in the Northern Liberator of 9 June 1838:

"On Sunday the body of Wm Smailes, of Warkworth, carrier, aged about 50 years, was found hanging in an out house, near that...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 03-04-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 50,842
Posted By janwhin
John Thomas Duncan was the son of John Duncan of...

John Thomas Duncan was the son of John Duncan of Gibson Street, the auctioneer whom we've discussed before. In that thread there was also a mention of a possible fire in Duncan's Buildings and I've...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 10-02-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,665
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
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, 10:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 40,834
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, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
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, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
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, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
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, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
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, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,757
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, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
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, 10:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,665
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, 09:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,665
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, 08:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 18,665
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,278
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, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,906
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: 18,665
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: 18,665
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: 1,588
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: 1,588
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: 1,588
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.
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