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Forum: General topics 15-11-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
Did we discover why it was called that? Do we...

Did we discover why it was called that? Do we have a local 'monkey hanger' story? :D
Forum: New member zone 15-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Coquet
Wikipedia says the word "abbas" refers to: ...

Wikipedia says the word "abbas" refers to:

Monastic history
An abbot (from Old English: abbod, abbad, from Latin: abbas ("father"), from Ancient Greek: ἀββᾶς (abbas), from Aramaic: אבא‎/ܐܒܐ...
Forum: General topics 01-11-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
The mother of these two boys was Elizabeth A...

The mother of these two boys was Elizabeth A Griffiths, (born c1873) Monkey Island :)
Forum: General topics 01-11-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
William had an older brother- Thomas - probably...

William had an older brother- Thomas - probably the Griffiths that is on the Absent voters list for East Chevington. Served 2/4th West Riding Regiment. He's in hospital with a gun shot wound in...
Forum: General topics 01-11-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
The fact that our man is not on the absent...

The fact that our man is not on the absent voters' list, and his 1917 number is not on the medal index card suggests he was out of a theatre of war perhaps before early 1917. I would bet he got out...
Forum: General topics 01-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
The 1918 death you have found for a William...

The 1918 death you have found for a William Griffiths (age 40) from the Drift tells me our soldier is not that man - why? because I'm convinced the death would be recorded on the pension card.
So...
Forum: General topics 01-11-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,296
Posted By Coquet
Sorry for the delay. Since starting this thread...

Sorry for the delay.
Since starting this thread a new archive source related to WW1 soldiers has become available; 'Pension Record Cards and Ledgers...
Forum: General topics 25-09-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By Coquet
I've had this one a few years - very powerful, I...

I've had this one a few years - very powerful, I keep it on the side of the boiler- nearly takes two hands to get it back off. :D Daughter and I took it down the beach one time, dragging the sand,...
Forum: New member zone 03-04-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,424
Posted By Coquet
Although I was not the one originally asking for...

Although I was not the one originally asking for information I would still be very interested to hear about the company.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 14-12-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,079
Posted By Coquet
How interesting. I would go for winter 46-47. It...

How interesting. I would go for winter 46-47. It was very severe and quite a notable one for the UK. The other contender is 62-63 but this looks earlier.
Forum: General topics 14-11-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,499
Posted By Coquet
Urban sprawl and the destruction of Amble.

Some interesting opinions relating to the North Tyneside building boom but applies equally to Amble.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6STp1ogk_qE


Sad times indeed.
Forum: General topics 27-07-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,133
Posted By Coquet
Hi Gordon, can you send me a private message on...

Hi Gordon, can you send me a private message on here instead , I don't have access to my main email at this time, which is where those requests will be.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-07-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
This is my best attempt of placing that map over...

This is my best attempt of placing that map over google.
Tried to line up the gut, warkworth road, rocks on the shore and river.
Not too sure of how accurate the result.

There were some short...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 21-07-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
Very suspicious timbers anyway. I wonder if they...

Very suspicious timbers anyway. I wonder if they were still there when Marples/Camper & Nicholsons dug the marina out?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 21-07-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
Finally found our image of the pre harbour...

Finally found our image of the pre harbour (proposed) construction map. -This was in the thread regarding the Guyzance Manufactory storage building on the Coquet so ignore the arrow-

You can see...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
It was this thing that caught my eye. Not sure...

It was this thing that caught my eye. Not sure what it is - look like really big timbers on their side, possibly an older structure that has fallen over?
...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
I noticed those things as well! The Warkworth...

I noticed those things as well! The Warkworth picture has a cart tipped up with the shafts pointing skywards and the interior covered with a tarp.

Regarding the staithes - I'd have fallen in the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 16-07-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
Steam contraption? Looks like a winch with a...

Steam contraption?

Looks like a winch with a boiler and chimney in there.

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/steam-winch-crane.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
The ship in the photo S.S. Ellington appears to...

The ship in the photo S.S. Ellington appears to have been sunk in a collision in 1917.

https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?68709

She was quite an Amble regular around 1900.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/warkworth....

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/warkworth.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
I wonder what the submerged structure is in the...

I wonder what the submerged structure is in the last enlargement? the old Radcliffe Staithes crossed over there somewhere.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet.jpg...

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet2.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/coquet3.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
Not sure what's going on in the harbour in front...

Not sure what's going on in the harbour in front of the tug. Dredging I assume. There's one of those lighters alongside the crane vessel with a chute going into it.
I think most of this stuff was...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 14-07-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-stre...

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-street-amble.jpg

https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/queen-street-amble2.jpg
...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 13-07-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,811
Posted By Coquet
Robert McInnes' son, also Robert, was killed in...

Robert McInnes' son, also Robert, was killed in the great war serving as a officer with the Lancashire Fusiliers. I have his service papers somewhere.
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