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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-03-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 378
Posted By hollydog
Further to my comment, if you look at the...

Further to my comment, if you look at the stonework on the "even" side of Church St there is a walled up doorway next to each existing doorway. I believe that downstairs and upstairs were separate...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-03-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 378
Posted By hollydog
The houses being renovated are 1 and 3 Church St....

The houses being renovated are 1 and 3 Church St. We (N and F Young) are number 5. The missing house site is number 7 Church St, now our garage.
Number 7 was demolished by Amble Urban District...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 12-03-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By hollydog
Certainly looks like it. The wall of the Gutt the...

Certainly looks like it. The wall of the Gutt the left. What is the date 191?
1910?
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 29-01-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 169,210
Posted By hollydog
That is really interesting.Have you a picture of...

That is really interesting.Have you a picture of the drill bit?
How did the guys on the surface know when to stop in order to let the men underneath clear away the rock ?
Forum: New member zone 24-01-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By hollydog
As Coquet states, Bondicarr carried coal and...

As Coquet states, Bondicarr carried coal and wouldn't ever have been more than a mile or two from the UK coast at that time, certainly not New York!
Forum: Acklington and Guyzance 22-01-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By hollydog
I gave my Dad part 3 for Christmas, I got to read...

I gave my Dad part 3 for Christmas, I got to read it on Boxing day and we shared it over the holidays !
Excellent reading, very well researched and written.
John
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-01-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 33,054
Posted By hollydog
Thanks for posting this. I have not seen that...

Thanks for posting this. I have not seen that particular newspaper article before.
The Robson children are my mother's cousins.
Jimmy Rowell who saved the airman's life is my dad's uncle.
- John...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-07-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,075
Posted By hollydog
We at Amble Coastal Rowing Club rescued 4 old...

We at Amble Coastal Rowing Club rescued 4 old oars from the old Shorebase about 7 years ago as the building was to be demolished. We believe the oars were from a seamanship rowing cutter, probably...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 16-07-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 33,054
Posted By hollydog
Your great aunt was Evelyn, my great uncle was...

Your great aunt was Evelyn, my great uncle was Jimmy Rowell (dads side)
Bill and Norah Robson were my great uncle and aunty, mums side.
My mum and dad were 4 and 3 years old at the time!
Forum: New member zone 14-11-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,742
Posted By hollydog
I've had a quick look on 1895 25inch os map. ...

I've had a quick look on 1895 25inch os map.
Nothing to note except Isabella pit between Stobswood and Chevington which sounds vaguely similar. Other theory, Chevington "abouts" meaning somewhere in...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 07-12-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,951
Posted By hollydog
Yes I can, without stating the obvious, they were...

Yes I can, without stating the obvious, they were the ones immediately behind the new flood defences.
Last time was sept 2008.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 28-08-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 48,220
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: 9
Views: 13,694
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: 9
Views: 13,694
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: 9
Views: 13,694
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: 48,220
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: 48,220
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: 14,336
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: 19,653
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: 19,653
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: 12,437
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: 11,207
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: 14,447
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: 8,954
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: 46,861
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
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