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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-04-2018, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Obit. for Duncan: Morpeth Herald 28th of...

Obit. for Duncan:

Morpeth Herald 28th of February 1936

Mr J.T. DUNCAN, AMBLE
A prominent resident of Amble, Mr John T. Duncan, passed away on Wednesday, after a short illness. Mr Duncan, who...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-04-2018, 01:29 PM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
You are correct: ...

You are correct:

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/amble-medow-dairy.jpg

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/amble-medow-dairy-mozaic.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-04-2018, 08:02 PM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Not sure where his shop is? Queen Street I...

Not sure where his shop is? Queen Street I assume, looks to have an archway at one side. Now that shop looks very interesting. Wish I could go back in time and have a look inside.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-04-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By Coquet
Oddfellows mover and shaker. Grand Master no less.

Came across councillor Duncan looking through my 1915 newspaper copies. Quite a high flyer in the Oddfellows Order, which had an astonishing 500 members in the Amble area.

...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-03-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Not sure if we've come across this before?...

Not sure if we've come across this before? following up for the Walter Casey drowning (post #143):

Shields Daily News 15 December 1924

GALLANTRY AT AMBLE
presentation to two men at public...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-11-2014, 09:32 AM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Hi Walter, Fascinating, great to have you on...

Hi Walter, Fascinating, great to have you on here, and to hear the illuminated address has survived and is still with the family!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-09-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
It's a real pain, and puts you off writing more....

It's a real pain, and puts you off writing more. Can you email me the link and I'll ask ancestry to do something.
It is never ending, I have at the moment whole pages scraped into a public "google...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 09-05-2014, 09:19 AM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
here's Johnson DCM from the Gazette. Best I can...

here's Johnson DCM from the Gazette. Best I can do with the photo I'm afraid.

http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/johnson_dcm.jpg
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-05-2014, 10:30 PM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
You never knew who you might be rubbing shoulders...

You never knew who you might be rubbing shoulders with in 1930s Amble: Knights of the Order of St Olav no less. :)
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By Coquet
More Amble medals, or an Order to be precise, and...

More Amble medals, or an Order to be precise, and a rarity too.



AMBLE CITIZEN RECEIVES NORSE KNIGHTHOOD

Mr James Earnshaw's Work.

Mr James Earnshaw, J.P. of Kiln Bank house, Amble, clerk...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-05-2014, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Coquet
had the microfilm out today looking for mining...

had the microfilm out today looking for mining info and by coincidence came straight across the boy Casey Incident mentioned above:







AMBLE BOY DROWNED.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 05-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Janwhin's doing some nice work at the moment -...

Janwhin's doing some nice work at the moment - 'Amble and District Mining Memorial' - Newburgh (http://www.fusilier.co.uk/northumberland_coal_mining_colliery/mining_memorial_newburgh_colliery.html) ...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 05-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Forces reunited!! That lot is actually my work,...

Forces reunited!! That lot is actually my work, so copied from our website!

http://www.fusilier.co.uk/boats_planes/aricraft_ships_lost_amble_coquet.htm
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 05-05-2014, 02:40 PM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
crossed posts - Interesting. Dragging the...

crossed posts - Interesting.

Dragging the depths of my memory I can remember some award or other for an event at 'Warkworth Harbour' appearing on the medal market, but it wasn't these. So think...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 05-05-2014, 02:39 PM
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Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Could it be the son of RSM Casey then?

Could it be the son of RSM Casey then?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 05-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Royal Humane Society Medals

Well this is a curious discovery. Regarding one Walter John Casey (as above?) and.........Royal Humane Society Medals (told you we'd have some for the port) :


"REWARDS FOR LIFE SAVING.

The...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 04-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Nice finds Jahwhin. Medal collectors over...

Nice finds Jahwhin.

Medal collectors over the years have been despondent at the loss of the Military Medal citations in the 1940 blitz. The Newspapers appear to be the saving grace to this...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-08-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
The Roll for the Bronze Royal Humane Society...

The Roll for the Bronze Royal Humane Society Medal is online:

http://lsars.org.uk/rolls.htm

Don't think anyone from that incident gained the bronze medal.

I wonder if we have any Royal...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-06-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
It's odd the number of errors on the war...

It's odd the number of errors on the war memorials. I would have thought the names would've been treble checked for accuracy.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 31-05-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Also on the medal winners theme, We have for...

Also on the medal winners theme, We have for Captain Vernon Merivale (from Togston, mentioned above) a citation for the second award of the Military Cross; but we did not have a citation for the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 31-05-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Great Stuff. Multiple gallantry medal winners in...

Great Stuff. Multiple gallantry medal winners in Hollywell Crescent!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-05-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Photo of Sgt Walter Casey, Northumberland...

Photo of Sgt Walter Casey, Northumberland Fusiliers, discussed above. Also the 'Tuck's Oilette' postcard he was the inspiration for.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-12-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Actually what I've written above is not possible...

Actually what I've written above is not possible because the London Gazette had announced the Military Medal before this article in the Alnwick Gazette. So is it just a reporter's typo?? seems a bit...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-11-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
Warrant Officers were also eligible, so he could...

Warrant Officers were also eligible, so he could have received it, but for some reason they seem to be preferentially awarded the DCM and Military Medal. I have a book with all the WW1 Northumberland...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 30-11-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 117,221
Posted By Coquet
the following from January 13th 1917. It refers...

the following from January 13th 1917. It refers to a Military Cross rather than a Military Medal.


Amble Hero Honoured.
Sergeant-Major Casey gets the Military Cross.

The committee of the...
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