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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 28-08-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By hollydog
Another view of the mysterious timber top right....

Another view of the mysterious timber top right. For beaching vessels on?
Forum: New member zone 12-08-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By hollydog
[QUOTE=Urodoc;7781]Thanks for helpful suggestion....

[QUOTE=Urodoc;7781]Thanks for helpful suggestion. How do I find these old Rotarians?[/QUOTE
They meet every other tuesday night at The Hermitage, a good number are on car park duty at Warkworth...
Forum: New member zone 09-08-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By hollydog
Type Shortridge into the search bar in Amble in...

Type Shortridge into the search bar in Amble in old photos on fb
Forum: New member zone 09-08-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By hollydog
A number of elderly Rotarians are still about who...

A number of elderly Rotarians are still about who can enlighten you about the concept and fundraising that took place to enable the care home to open. May 24th 1975 when it opened, guest of honour...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-08-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By hollydog
I would say the tide is about 3/4 in when the...

I would say the tide is about 3/4 in when the photo was taken, could the timber be floating and tethered? Seems strange if it is a structure as it would be under water and not visible at high tide.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 17-07-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By hollydog
Great set of pictures especially enlarged like...

Great set of pictures especially enlarged like his. I think the last picture has been taken from the Radcliffe Staithe itself, the sailing ship is tied up exactly where the life boat station is now....
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 17-03-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,159
Posted By hollydog
New info on this one suggests it was dug as...

New info on this one suggests it was dug as recently as the early 70s miner's strike as they knew a coal seam was very close to the surface there.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 17-03-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,008
Posted By hollydog
Talking of Maudlin Farm, Warkworth, the long barn...

Talking of Maudlin Farm, Warkworth, the long barn now a house was used to house Napoleonic prisoners of war who worked on the farm. Perhaps a new thread if more info comes to light.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 17-03-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,008
Posted By hollydog
The field immediately south of Maudlin Farm,...

The field immediately south of Maudlin Farm, Warkworth was known as the bomb field as one exploded there damaging the nearby farmhouse, I wonder if it was the same incident?
As an aside the farmer...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 06-03-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By hollydog
By that date, you are right, the caravans were no...

By that date, you are right, the caravans were no longer on the dunes, but across the road the council owned caravan park was in good health.The dunes would have been very popular around then...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 06-03-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By hollydog
Interesting, can we have a google earth overlay?...

Interesting, can we have a google earth overlay? is it near the carpark, a lot of dunes have eroded from there in recent times.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-12-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By hollydog
I have enlarged the photo and it is definitely...

I have enlarged the photo and it is definitely the granary, the photo could quite easily pre-date 1895.
Which is Beal Bank house btw? the one at the top on the junction or halfway down ?
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 10-12-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By hollydog
Thankyou Peter, sorry to hear of your loss. I...

Thankyou Peter, sorry to hear of your loss.
I am fairly sure the Rotary club used to meet there around that time in the 70s? There are a number, of which my father is one, who are still around from...
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 03-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By hollydog
Around the area of numbers 4 and 5 I am told by...

Around the area of numbers 4 and 5 I am told by someone who remembers the wreck
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 03-12-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By hollydog
I have it on good authority that the Shilbottle...

I have it on good authority that the Shilbottle bunker was dug out and the land re-instated when handed back to the land owner. Also, the only bunker that survives locally is at Whittingham, further...
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,329
Posted By hollydog
I have asked the question with some Alnmouth...

I have asked the question with some Alnmouth friends via Zuckerberg. I will report back if anything of note
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-11-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By hollydog
I think you are right, The Fox is the building on...

I think you are right, The Fox is the building on the east side, but on the map just next to it over the lane leading to Victoria Villas is a building now gone, presumably due to the building of the...
Forum: New member zone 05-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 979
Posted By hollydog
The photos have posted ok to the forum Helen....

The photos have posted ok to the forum Helen. Glad we could help.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-10-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By hollydog
Many thanks for your research. John Foster...

Many thanks for your research.
John Foster Rowell lost a finger in the Dardenelles, another Brit out there amongst the ANZACS.
We have covered on another thread an apprentice of N and F Young who...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-10-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By hollydog
Yes, James Rowell was Queen st and those two...

Yes, James Rowell was Queen st and those two other Rowells mentioned are his brothers (my grandmother Beulah being a sister).They were all brought up (12 kids!!) above the Coop butchers at the time,...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-10-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By hollydog
This one

This one
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By hollydog
Born nov 3rd 1892 - Amble, I am struggling to...

Born nov 3rd 1892 - Amble, I am struggling to find any matching James Rowells on ancestry military records. Do you have any other databases? He would have been 22 in 1914 so it would be interesting...
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 22-10-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 30,950
Posted By hollydog
One of my lot !

One of my lot !
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 21-10-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,455
Posted By hollydog
I have now found more information concerning...

I have now found more information concerning Jimmy Rowell and the civilian gallantry award nomination. I will upload it but I am not sure if it can be seen properly? perhaps Mike could make it more...
Forum: New member zone 19-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 979
Posted By hollydog
Hi Helen, John from the paint shop here, I have...

Hi Helen, John from the paint shop here,
I have found William Summerell s grand daughter and great grandson if you want to get in touch. Picture of William here
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