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Forum: New member zone 15-07-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 36,783
Posted By Hadston_Green
R Straker M.M. 10 Scott Street Amble

[QUOTE=magaidhn;3324]My mother's family have lived in Amble since the late 1800s after losing their farm at Stannington. They used to live at the gas works at the bottom of the Wynd and I am trying...
Forum: New member zone 15-07-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 36,783
Posted By Hadston_Green
Military Medal R Straker Amble

R. (Robert?) Straker 10 Scott Street Amble a sea going engineer won the Military Medal in WW1 but sadly lost his life in WW2.

Can someone look this up? - May be a good story.
Forum: General topics 26-06-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Hadston_Green
Emigration agents in Northumberland

Assisted passages were advertised by emigration agents in The Morpeth Herald 24 December 1915 - right in the middle of WW1 - a perilous journey.
Forum: General topics 25-06-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Hadston_Green
Amble to Canada

In 1913 a lecture was given in Amble on the virtues of life in Canada.

What a big step to take for local folk - for the young it would seem an attractive adventure -

Canada was crying out for...
Forum: General topics 14-06-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Hadston_Green
Sgt William Hedley DCM and Medaille Militaire

sergeant Hedley was an Amble man who must have done something special to get these awards especially the medaille militaire from the French authorities.

Has anyone got more info!
Forum: General topics 11-06-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Hadston_Green
Charles Johnson bandmaster of Amble, Broomhill and Shilbottle

Charles Johnson was a talented musician - who organised the miners of the district into bands.

I loved the comment about him walking to Broomhill for practice.

Sounds like he and his bands won...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 30-05-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,066
Posted By Hadston_Green
New owners of WHH in 1971

enthusiastic new owners took over the Warkworth House Hotel. Some nice quotes in the attached article
Forum: General topics 30-05-2022, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Hadston_Green
Long Live the Queen

In 1952 Broomhill members mourned the late king and rejoiced at the prospect of the young queen
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 30-05-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,066
Posted By Hadston_Green
Photo

The image is so dark I never noticed your Dad on the right - it says the photo is by the Northumberland Gazette -
Forum: New member zone 30-05-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Hadston_Green
Bamburgh Survivor

Lieutenant Anthony Peter Wilkinson, younger son of Rev G R Wilkinson vicar of Bamburgh, was a survivor of the Royal Oak disaster.
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 29-05-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,066
Posted By Hadston_Green
Warkworth House Hotel

Is that your mum in the photo Peter?
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 29-05-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,066
Posted By Hadston_Green
Forum: Widdrington 27-05-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 22,444
Posted By Hadston_Green
More info

At Buckingham Palace, Saturday 14 June 1919 George V bestowed over 300 war decorations - one was for James Johnson Second lieutenant NF.
Mon 16 June 1919 Shields Gazette

Back home in Newcastle...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 26-05-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,180
Posted By Hadston_Green
This is an account of the 1947 Warkworth Flower...

This is an account of the 1947 Warkworth Flower Show Mr J Darling and J Darling jun are listed as committee members.
J Darling was a prize winner in several categories.

The third image mentions...
Forum: New member zone 24-05-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,941
Posted By Hadston_Green
Farquhar Deuchar Obituary

A 1947 obituary of Farquhar Deuchar who died aged 85 at Shortridge Hall
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 24-05-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Hadston_Green
History of Warkworth Church

In 1903 Rev J. Fairbrother wrote this concise history of Warkworth and particularly the church
Forum: General topics 24-05-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Hadston_Green
Mrs Swinney leaves for Toronto

Presentation to Mrs A Swinney whose husband was manager of Broomhill CWS, before they were about to leave for Toronto Canada - 1952
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 20-05-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,565
Posted By Hadston_Green
McKenzie photo

From another post on here
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 18-05-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,565
Posted By Hadston_Green
1938 club officials

A list of officials in 1938 - D. MacKenzie - President
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 17-05-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,565
Posted By Hadston_Green
Photo of Mr Mitchinson at work - one of...

Photo of Mr Mitchinson at work - one of Northumberland’s best known leek growers
Forum: General topics 17-05-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Hadston_Green
Mrs E Trueman Broomhill WI President

A presentation to Mrs Trueman on her leaving, in recognition of long service to Broomhill WI
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 17-05-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Hadston_Green
Mentioned in Despatches WW2

Thomas M. Dunn of Chapel Row, North Broomhill was ‘Mentioned in Dispatches’ in 1941. A Royal Navy gunner, a shot from his gun downed an enemy plane attacking his ship
Forum: General topics 16-05-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Hadston_Green
The case of Alexander Campbell

Another Broomhill Baker sent to war in 1917
Forum: General topics 16-05-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Hadston_Green
WW1 Miltary Service Tribunal

Arguments were put forward to exempt baker Alexander Graham of Swarland Terrace from Military Service

The case was dismissed so he presumably had to join up.

‘We cannot expect women to do the...
Forum: General topics 11-05-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
Posted By Hadston_Green
Advert from 1939

Advert from 1939
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