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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-02-2019, 10:47 AM
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Views: 10,117
Posted By fraserj
Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service as we would...

Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service as we would recognize it wasn't formed until 1947. Prior to that, Amble UDC would have had it's own Fire Brigade.

I suspect that your Mother and Aunt may have...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 28-01-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,373
Posted By fraserj
My Uncle lived in Broomhill and was a driver for...

My Uncle lived in Broomhill and was a driver for Longstaff's in the mid 1930's and so presumably it was a garage then. I can't remember Longstaff's being anywhere else until they moved to Amble...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 23-07-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,787
Posted By fraserj
The photo is on "Britain from Above". If you...

The photo is on "Britain from Above". If you follow this link you'll find two more photos that were probably taken the same day in 1932 ...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 12-02-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 34,357
Posted By fraserj
As a living relative of George Slater I was...

As a living relative of George Slater I was contacted by the CWGC in November last year. Apparently their Regional Supervisor has visited Shilbottle Churchyard but as there are no plans of the...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 13-01-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,563
Posted By fraserj
I'm glad that some others have come to the same...

I'm glad that some others have come to the same conclusion as me. It has to be either the Broomhill Hotel or the Grey Arms but given that the original newspaper report that set me thinking quite...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 11-01-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,563
Posted By fraserj
In 1901 according to the census Henry L Pettigrew...

In 1901 according to the census Henry L Pettigrew was living in East Chevington and was an Innkeeper. He employed a barman, a groom and three domestic servants, and when he died in 1945 he left...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 10-01-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,563
Posted By fraserj
Pettigrew Arms

While trying to fill in some of the detail in my family tree, I came across a report in the Morpeth Herald of 23rd January 1909 that one of my ancestors, William McCloud, was charged with Breach of...
Forum: Widdrington 15-12-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,023
Posted By fraserj
Ferneybeds Colliery

I don't know whether anyone else has noticed but in the Public Notices section of todays Morpeth Herald (15th December) someone has applied for planning permission to re-open Ferneybeds Colliery. ...
Forum: General topics 16-11-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,210
Posted By fraserj
Thanks Janwin. At long last I have been able...

Thanks Janwin.
At long last I have been able to confirm the maiden name of my 2x Great Grandmother!!
Useful addition to the toolbag
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 22-10-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,310
Posted By fraserj
53264 was Joseph Douglas, 61 Wellwood Street,...

53264 was Joseph Douglas, 61 Wellwood Street, Harbottle's neighbour!
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 20-10-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,310
Posted By fraserj
Eddie (Edmund) Kitchen was a friend of my...

Eddie (Edmund) Kitchen was a friend of my Grandfather and I remember being taken to visit him when I was quite young. At the time I think he was a cobbler for the Co-op and lived on Acklington Road,...
Forum: General topics 03-09-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,695
Posted By fraserj
Maybe it's IE that's causing the problem, just...

Maybe it's IE that's causing the problem, just got straight in using Google chrome.
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 05-01-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 42,873
Posted By fraserj
What a pity that we can't put names to the faces!...

What a pity that we can't put names to the faces!
Sadly Margaret Slater (nee Arnott) died in 1920 and William then married Jane Wilson, the widow of George William Wilson in 1921. The Wilsons also...
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 05-01-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 42,873
Posted By fraserj
I discovered this thread while researching my...

I discovered this thread while researching my Great-Uncle, William Bell Slater, and believe that he is the Will Slater mentioned. I didn't realise that so many people from the Broomhill/Amble area...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 16-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,259
Posted By fraserj
Stink Pipe

The top of it resembles a blank cap on fire hydrant, Alan J will know exactly what I'm talking about. Could it be a very early fire hydrant?
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 09-01-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,993
Posted By fraserj
Tin Pots

If anyone is interested you can find a picture of Coronation Terrace at http://www.experiencewoodhorn.com/archive.NRO%2005053~P~1~161

It appears to have been taken very close to the point at...
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