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Vic Patterson

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Vic Patterson last won the day on January 6

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About Vic Patterson

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    Bedlingtonian
  • Birthday 14/03/1944

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    Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada.
  • Interests
    Model T & A Fords.

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  1. Vic Patterson

    Whitley Memorial

    HPW, Doreen hadn't heard about Lilian but did hear that Lynn Hayes had passed away.
  2. Vic Patterson

    Isle Of Man trip 1954.jpg

    Hi Eggy, No we don't and Dot hasn't seen it before, but she recognized those she named right away, my print wasn't the best but I'll try and sharpen it to see if she knows anyone else.
  3. Vic Patterson

    Isle Of Man trip 1954.jpg

    My wife Dot (Doreen to HPW) thinks she recognizes the following as, 21. Eileen Arye, 22. Lynn Hayes, 28.Linda Sanderson, 29.Doreen Dagless, 31.Ann Ellis, 34.Joan Wilkison, 36.Helen Tray, 37.Norma Cross.
  4. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    My guess would be a "spell correct" strikes again! so I'd insert something like "aboot"
  5. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    Appears to be down, any update?
  6. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    Yes, like Alan said......
  7. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    Alan, "What is a "rolley way man'? Also 1939". is answering the second question asked by CL, I think the answer Alan gives is for the #1 question scuffler, but I could be wrong!
  8. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    There is also a reference to a "scuffler" killed by a fall, but I cant find it. Scuffler, killed by a fall ...
  9. Vic Patterson

    Coal Mining

    Canny lass, I found this in the" Durham mining museum- mining occupations". I'm sure HPW will have a better explanation ! also describe a "scuffler" A man whose business it is to attend to the rolley-way and keep it in order. It is also his duty to keep away the work, and see that no time is lost in getting the full waggons to the shaft and the empty ones in-bye again. His wages are about 2s. 9d. for 8 hours, or 3s. 4d. if he stands 12 hours (1849).
  10. Vic Patterson

    Happy Birthday

    Happy birthday, have yourself a great day Andy.
  11. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    Any updates Andy? Just wondering if we are going to get live coverage again, is the problem financial or technical? or a bit of both. I must say the picture is really clear.
  12. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    CL, When I connect I have to be fast! Going from "Info" to web cam or it's gone!
  13. Vic Patterson

    Problems with webcam?

    I see the camera is working again, a nice clear picture but frozen! (at least for me it is) it is updated each time I reconnect, now we see the new street lights and flower displays, thanks those who have worked on the system.
  14. Vic Patterson

    Where Are The Flowers In Bedlington?

    Thank you foxy, what a beautiful display again, so lucky to have all those volunteers putting in lots of time to keep Bedlington looking so nice.
  15. Vic Patterson

    Where Are The Flowers In Bedlington?

    Are the flower pots out around the town as usual? they are a great attraction created by many dedicated townsfolk.
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