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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-07-2021, 12:39 PM
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Many thanks. In my time on Sea Quest 1965/66 the...

Many thanks. In my time on Sea Quest 1965/66 the hull was varnished not painted.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-07-2021, 10:29 AM
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Views: 8,640
Posted By Linkslad
Fantastic and atmospheric pictures of Sea Quest,...

Fantastic and atmospheric pictures of Sea Quest, the “pram dingy” and the Collingwood with its masts in place. It’s definitely the Collingwood as on the side it says, “Amble Modern School”. I’ve been...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-07-2021, 04:49 PM
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Views: 8,640
Posted By Linkslad
I hope they are the “Collingwood’s” oars, so a...

I hope they are the “Collingwood’s” oars, so a little bit of Amble history has been preserved. I remember the oars being painted white or blue and although of equal dimensions differing in weight....
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-04-2021, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Linkslad
Thank you. It’s a little weird that I have a...

Thank you. It’s a little weird that I have a memory of “Matthews” and then in family letter from 1961 a boatyard is mentions it by that name. Perhaps for some odd reason my family may have referred...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 24-04-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By Linkslad
Help requested with Boat Yard Name.

As a component of my family history research, I’ve recently been sent a letter written by my great aunt in 1961. in the letter she refers to the boat yard in Coquet Street as “Matthew’s boat...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-08-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 44,905
Posted By Linkslad
I suspect that’s what they are as the timber bear...

I suspect that’s what they are as the timber bear such a striking resemblance to those in the dock used to support vessels and enable access under the hull at low tide.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-12-2016, 11:39 AM
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Views: 7,785
Posted By Linkslad
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 01-12-2016, 06:24 PM
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Views: 7,785
Posted By Linkslad
1840 river crossing.

When reading the “Amble Harbour Village construction started.” I noticed a river crossing on the Admiralty map. Also a photo of the Braid and Gut in the Ambler there appears to be a view of the...
Forum: General topics 16-06-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,925
Posted By Linkslad
Ah yes. Mr Morton’s first name was Duncan and I’m...

Ah yes. Mr Morton’s first name was Duncan and I’m sure we all referred to the shop as Duncan’s. He lived in Signal Cottage with his ? sister for all of the time my family live in Links Road. There...
Forum: General topics 14-06-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,925
Posted By Linkslad
Between the mid 1950’s and mid 1960’s we lived in...

Between the mid 1950’s and mid 1960’s we lived in one of the grey pebbledash semi’s that looked onto the Links Road church yard so were regular customers at Mr Morton’s shop. Friday’s were especially...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-10-2014, 04:14 PM
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Views: 8,640
Posted By Linkslad
Mr Smith was the original teacher and had spent...

Mr Smith was the original teacher and had spent many years at sea. Initially the class was bases in the dinner room. On one occasion Mr Smith brought in his collection of slide to show us all. To...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-10-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Linkslad
Nautical Studies at Amble Modern School

I attended Amble County Secondary Modern School in the 1960. In 1965-66 I was in what I believe was the second year of the Nautical Studies class. Many of my fellow pupils came from other areas and...
Forum: New member zone 08-02-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,874
Posted By Linkslad
Hi. Check out my post “Amble Congregational...

Hi. Check out my post “Amble Congregational Church Sunday School scholars concert.” There are two photos and a list of performers along with reference to “Mrs Coxon (better known as Molly Baldwin).”
Forum: New member zone 25-04-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,753
Posted By Linkslad
Bob "Cus" Smith is in the front row of the pic of...

Bob "Cus" Smith is in the front row of the pic of the Wolf Cub Pack.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 06-03-2013, 06:20 PM
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Views: 5,334
Posted By Linkslad
Wolf Cub Pack

1st Warkworth Wolf Cub Pack from around 1960. The leader, Akela, Mrs Egdel lived "down" The Butts in Warkworth and the lads who made up the pack were from Warkworth, Amble and the surrounding area.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 06-03-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,884
Posted By Linkslad
The list of people in the photos.

The list of people in the photos.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-02-2013, 04:44 PM
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Views: 4,884
Posted By Linkslad
Amble Congregational Church Sunday School scholars concert.

I found these newspaper cuttings when going through some family documents. They are pictures of Amble Congregational Church Sunday School scholars who put on a concert in the Brown Memorial Hall. I...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 15-01-2013, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Linkslad
Howlet Hall

My Great Grandmother worked at Howlet Hall, up beside Black Bridge back in the early 1900. Attempts to find information about the hall or its owners have been fruitless. There is still a sign on the...
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