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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 04-08-2019, 07:39 PM
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Posted By jumpy shore
If your estimate of 3/4 tide is accurate, and in...

If your estimate of 3/4 tide is accurate, and in todays terms that seems feasible, a submerged structure would present a significant risk to shipping. It looks too heavy to float (a raft) and the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 02-08-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By jumpy shore
Thats pretty well lined up but its still...

Thats pretty well lined up but its still difficult to tell exactly what they might be, collapsed structure seems most likely.

On another note I hadn't realised that 'Braid' was a derivative of...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By jumpy shore
The wrecks on the north side aren’t there or are...

The wrecks on the north side aren’t there or are they submerged? Maybe this helps date the photo? The objects in the water look like staithes - or at least man made as they seem to be equidistant...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 18-07-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By jumpy shore
Great pictures, the two men are just standing on...

Great pictures, the two men are just standing on timbers lying on the staithes, H&S - what H&S?
On the view of the harbour there looks like a pall of smoke from the centre of the Island and I wonder...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 11-03-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By jumpy shore
Winter '78/79

If memory serves me correctly Whittle was reduced to a skeleton staff due to severe weather, there were snow drifts as high as Smithy's bus trying to get over 'The Beacon' and at Longdyke, no way in...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 18-01-2019, 09:35 AM
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Views: 470
Posted By jumpy shore
Northumbrian Pipes at Whittle Colliery (circa '78/'83)

Can anyone remember hearing the Northumbrian Pipes at Whittle Colliery? I was recently reminded that one of the drift winder drivers played the pipes during the quiet times of his shifts? The winder...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 25-11-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By jumpy shore
I think the location of the Fox and Hounds is...

I think the location of the Fox and Hounds is quite clear and as the houses are numbered from the bottom of the the hill upwards so it must have been somewhere in the middle on the East side in the...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 19-11-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,091
Posted By jumpy shore
Amble Cottage Hospital (15 The Wynd)

The 1891 census indicates a Cottage Hospital on The Wynd (No15)any info? I used to live a few doors away and hadn't heard of it.
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 12-11-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 79,270
Posted By jumpy shore
When I worked in the Loco Shed, Kit used to...

When I worked in the Loco Shed, Kit used to travel in bye with the drillers at approx 1100 in the yellow sub, he was usually out bye at 1400 and usually called ahead to send in the Loco and lower the...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 12-11-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 79,270
Posted By jumpy shore
Almost certainly, I can't recall any but do...

Almost certainly, I can't recall any but do remember a significant number of Poles and often wondered if they had served?
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 10-11-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 79,270
Posted By jumpy shore
Sad news, any idea how old he was? its 35 years...

Sad news, any idea how old he was? its 35 years since I saw him and he seemed to be in his 50s then?

Which Regiment, Chindits?
Forum: Other Northumberland Miscellanea 24-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By jumpy shore
A 'clique' must be a synonym or colloqualism for...

A 'clique' must be a synonym or colloqualism for a hook of some derivation, as a young lad I used to 'clique' for lobsters and crabs on the rocks between Amble and Hauxley when the tide was very low....
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 17-10-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By jumpy shore
Only 104 years after the closure of the Radcliffe...

Only 104 years after the closure of the Radcliffe Arms the Radcliffe Bar opened a few hundred metres away, it seems licences are easier to come by these days!
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 25-09-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,833
Posted By jumpy shore
Great detective work indeed! A clear connection...

Great detective work indeed! A clear connection with Lambs Terrace and the brewers who seem to have the makings of a good business with properties in Brewery Lane, building and selling properties in...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 22-09-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,833
Posted By jumpy shore
The 6 dwellings in Lambs Terrace appear on the...

The 6 dwellings in Lambs Terrace appear on the 1895 OS with outhouses with access from Albert St as now. They seem to be all the same and therefore one would consider that they were all built...
Forum: Warkworth and Birling 19-09-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,833
Posted By jumpy shore
I don't suppose there is any connection between...

I don't suppose there is any connection between these Lambs and Lambs Terrace in Amble?
Forum: Togston, Broomhill, Hadston and Red Row 15-09-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 32,755
Posted By jumpy shore
I think you mean The Back Bull at Warkworth?

I think you mean The Back Bull at Warkworth?
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 20-08-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 79,270
Posted By jumpy shore
This was designed to help with the unloading of...

This was designed to help with the unloading of the out bye bunker, the belt speed and bunker speed were calculated so as not to overload the belt because it would overload the cable belt up the...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 20-08-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 79,270
Posted By jumpy shore
I suppose you'd have to crawl through the top and...

I suppose you'd have to crawl through the top and bottom belt once you were in to 'the low' but you'd effectively be in the goaf before hand!

When did they drop the caunch using this method? One...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 23-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,661
Posted By jumpy shore
Aerial photo of Amble circa 1935?

http://https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/amble-northumberland/picture.php?pictureid=527&albumid=26&dl=1532353478&thumb=1
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 23-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,661
Posted By jumpy shore
Amble top end circa 1935?

This definitely wasn't taken by a drone circa 1935 we think? https://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/amble-northumberland/picture.php?pictureid=527&albumid=26&dl=1532353478&thumb=1 Better picture attached...
Forum: New member zone 06-07-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,195
Posted By jumpy shore
I was on the 03.45 shift that day and came in to...

I was on the 03.45 shift that day and came in to the aftermath, the drift hauler had still not been tested at this stage due to the ongoing work on the drift and awaiting a full report on proceedings...
Forum: General topics 04-07-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,867
Posted By jumpy shore
Mr Poggi seems to have been a well know...

Mr Poggi seems to have been a well know character, he is well remembered by my Dad as 'Pop' Poggi and always eager for conversation on local news. Ronnie and Harry his sons are well known too, Did...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 29-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By jumpy shore
I'd completely forgotten about that tool shed! It...

I'd completely forgotten about that tool shed! It was found to be unlocked on one occasion and no one dared enter, I think we had a different 'fear' (or maybe respect) ethic back then? Someone...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 29-06-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,110
Posted By jumpy shore
There was a much better bunker (other than air...

There was a much better bunker (other than air filtration) only a few hundred yards away called Whittle Colliery, we might have been saved!
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