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Forum: Warkworth and Birling 24-02-2017, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Scopey
That's the fella.

That's the fella.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 24-02-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,228
Posted By Scopey
717 This isn what I'm talking about...?? ...

717
This isn what I'm talking about...??

Regards
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 24-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,228
Posted By Scopey
The tower (if that's what it is) is directly...

The tower (if that's what it is) is directly opposite the entrance to Warkworth Cottage on the old map. The property on the same side of the road as the tower is called Christian Cottage, I wonder if...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 21-02-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,228
Posted By Scopey
Old Tower?

There is what appears to be part of an old stone tower in a field on the right hand side of the road, just as you pass the last house out of Warkworth on the Morwick Road.
Can anyone enlighten me as...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-01-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,312
Posted By Scopey
Lifeboat families

The family of a good friend of mine have served as members of the Filey lifeboat for several generations. Out of interest, does anyone know whether there are similar multi-generation lifeboat...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-01-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Hi Hollydog, The watch has a London hallmark...

Hi Hollydog,
The watch has a London hallmark for 1886. However, the closest I can find for the JF sponsors mark on the case is for a John Fleckner Case maker of Warwick Street, Earlsdon, Coventry....
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-01-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Looking at the sponsor marks, I can't find any...

Looking at the sponsor marks, I can't find any record for the A.V. mark on the inner case. however, I believe the A.B. mark on the case stem may be the sponsor's mark registered at the assay office...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-01-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Hi Coquet, The case sponsor mark I.J.T.N...

Hi Coquet,
The case sponsor mark I.J.T.N belongs to Isaac Jabez Theo Newsome of 14 and 15, The Butts, Coventry. Newsome and Co 'Wholesale Watch Manufacturers' were one of the leading English...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-01-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Hi Gordon, Then number is the watch serial...

Hi Gordon,
Then number is the watch serial number which, without knowing the manufacturer, doesn't tell you anything I'm afraid. However, what I love about watches is the power they have to connect...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-12-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Thanks, that's got me off to a start. Don't...

Thanks, that's got me off to a start. Don't suppose anyone knows what premises he occupied on Queen Street?
The reason for my interest is that I collect an antique pocket watch from each place I...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-12-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,850
Posted By Scopey
Amble Watchmakers

I wonder if anyone can provide information on any of the following watchmakers, all allegedly from, or operating in and around, Amble:
J Brodie
Thomas Campbell
T Dickinson
Henry Robertson
...
Forum: New member zone 02-11-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,643
Posted By Scopey
Thank you Janwin, it's been 13 years since our...

Thank you Janwin,
it's been 13 years since our last house move... I'd forgotten how stressful it can be. Still, it should all be done with by Dec / Jan. We're looking forward to our first walk down...
Forum: New member zone 01-11-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,643
Posted By Scopey
Hello

Hi Folks,
I'm currently in the process of moving to Amble with my wife to start the next chapter in what has thus far been quite a full and rewarding life.
I fell in love with the area back in...
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