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Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 04-12-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,825
Posted By Coquet
Wonderful. I think we've missed the latest spring...

Wonderful. I think we've missed the latest spring tides but I've have a look soon. I wonder if there is a ship's hold shaped block of cement on the site? :D
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,825
Posted By Coquet
Wreck of the Monaleen

Anyone remember where it was? where do I look? some numbers on a pic of Marden rocks:

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/marden-rocks.jpg
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,825
Posted By Coquet
Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail 27...

Market Harborough Advertiser and Midland Mail 27 November 1942:

"The wreck of the steamer Monaleen which has been on the Marden Rocks Northumberland since 1928, was blown up for scrap"
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,825
Posted By Coquet
Mickey the cat remained in Amble. :) Some of the...

Mickey the cat remained in Amble. :) Some of the local moggies are said to claim ancestry to Mickey.


So nothing remains today of this one? Anyone had a look?
Forum: Alnmouth, Lesbury and Hipsburn 24-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,825
Posted By Coquet
Looks like it was the SS Monaleen this from...

Looks like it was the SS Monaleen

this from the Berwickshire News and General Advertiser 28 August 1928:

BERWICK BOUND STEAMER ASHORE.

LIKELY TO BECOME A TOTAL WRECK.

After a trying...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 23-11-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Coquet
Yes I agree the building labels can be 'off the...

Yes I agree the building labels can be 'off the mark' often on these old maps. I'm certain it (PH) refers to to the Fox and Hounds on the other side of the road. I doubt anything was on that west...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 23-11-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Coquet
In this 1902 report ...

In this 1902 report (https://search.findmypast.co.uk/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000344%2f19020628%2f039) there is a reference to Amble Hospital. Alnwick Council appears to be trying to get Amble...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-11-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Coquet
That building Orange the tree surgeon uses on the...

That building Orange the tree surgeon uses on the Wynd is an old stable. If that is the stable mentioned in the report with the Fox and Hounds at the other side, then the old pop factory was the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-11-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Coquet
No reference that I can see on the Ordnance...

No reference that I can see on the Ordnance Survey. Only hospital that gets recorded is the later isolation hospital on the Links. If it's not on the 1901 census, then it's period of use could be...
Forum: New member zone 22-11-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Coquet
You are I expect the man to ask about the process...

You are I expect the man to ask about the process and events regarding the excavations and removal of remains from West Chevington cemetery (the Capelry graveyard) to make way for the opencast. I...
Forum: New member zone 14-11-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Coquet
Hi Angus, welcome to the forum! Hopefully you...

Hi Angus, welcome to the forum!
Hopefully you will be able to share with us too some of your material / photos :)
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-11-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
Remember Who was William Griffiths...

Remember Who was William Griffiths (https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/amble-northumberland/showthread.php?t=640)? Ground to a halt with that one - gave up on it.

Have him now with the pension...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-11-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
Well, this new resource is turning out to be the...

Well, this new resource is turning out to be the rosetta stone for me. Finally -- finally found my Great Grandfather, not on the AVLs, but at 2 Swarland Terrace Red Row on the pension ledgers with...
Forum: General topics 13-11-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Coquet
I'll see if I can put that link in top right :)

I'll see if I can put that link in top right :)
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
I think it's just men recuperating from wounds or...

I think it's just men recuperating from wounds or at home for some other reason had to have a parent unit to which they were allocated, it's very common to fine these men allocate to the 'Depot...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 13-11-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 67,017
Posted By Coquet
Although that not much help unless we know if he...

Although that not much help unless we know if he received the 1939-45 star as well. :)


Sold a few Burma Stars over the years.
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/burma-star.jpg
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 13-11-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 67,017
Posted By Coquet
NEIMME Say he was a Burma Star holder, this was...

NEIMME Say he was a Burma Star holder, this was awarded for service in the Burma Campaign operational area between 11 December 1941 and 2nd September 1945. There are odd complexities to WW2 Campaign...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
I can see lots of new names on the latest pension...

I can see lots of new names on the latest pension documents release. We can probably get quite close to a definitive list of those that served in the Great War, although I can think of a couple of...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-11-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
AVL = Absent Voters' List March 1918 Here's...

AVL = Absent Voters' List March 1918

Here's the relevant page for Amble and Hauxley (Radcliffe) on the other site =

...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 12-11-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 67,017
Posted By Coquet
Has to have been in his 90s, assuming 18 / 19 in...

Has to have been in his 90s, assuming 18 / 19 in 1944/45? There must have been other WW2 vets among the old hands when we went to Whittle?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 12-11-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,552
Posted By Coquet
In this new data set the western front...

In this new data set the western front association has (pension ledgers) shared with ancestry and Fold3 sites, there is a Richard Smailes, Pte 34630, Northumberland Fusiliers, address looks like...
Forum: New member zone 10-11-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Coquet
Wonderful. :) Here's the Grenadier Guards...

Wonderful. :)

Here's the Grenadier Guards cap badge as worn by Lawrence above.

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/great-war-grenadier-guards-cap-badge.jpg
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 08-11-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 67,017
Posted By Coquet
Just been informed that Kit Miller has died....

Just been informed that Kit Miller has died. Served in Burma in WW2.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-10-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By Coquet
Can only see his medal index card, ties with the...

Can only see his medal index card, ties with the absent voters list nicely. Served initially with the Army Service Corps, transferred to the Machine Gun Corps at some point. If the information from...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-10-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By Coquet
Yes - is that our James Rowell from Queen Street...

Yes - is that our James Rowell from Queen Street on the AVL? - if so the service papers are a different man.
-probable other serving siblings or relatives are John Foster Rowell and George William...
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