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  1. johndawsonjune1955

    Bedlington Memoirs

    Think i posted the full story ?
  2. johndawsonjune1955

    Bits Of History Nobody Knew About

    Now theres an old name from the past. I got a few Muters old bottles in the shed. Super condition too.
  3. johndawsonjune1955

    Bits Of History Nobody Knew About

    nice little topic this. heres an interesting scan from the Bedlington Infants School Records deom 1914. Any of your family names in this scan ? BEDLINGTON VILLAGE INFANTS SCHOOL RECORDS FOR 1914.bmp
  4. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    rev a lees curate circa 1885
  5. johndawsonjune1955

    Marley Family

    Also got "To the Miner Born" by Mary Wade. All about Bedlington in days long gone. Superb it is.
  6. johndawsonjune1955

    Marley Family

    HPW, is that by Linda McCullough Thew ? if it is its cracking book.
  7. johndawsonjune1955

    Bits Of History Nobody Knew About

    a contact of mine, maurice dawson, no relation, involved with mining lamps, is waiting to see about getting bedlington rails from a place in durham. he is going to pass them on to the group. let you know when he has passed them on to us. he is a mass of information on mining lamps and brings out a little pamphlet monthly. i got some here id anyone is wanting to borrow them. must be returned tho. some interesting local bits in too.
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    dunno id bil;l jordon is alive today ? cracking fellow and used to see a lot of him when he walked his bedlington terrier and had five crack with him.
  9. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    Rev A Lees, curate of Bedlington 1885.
  10. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    final one 1873
  11. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    Another 1873.
  12. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    Just found these plans from 1873. Will keep looking try and build a picture on this topic together. Queen Annes Bounty Mortgage for Bedlington Vicarage is the title. 1873
  13. johndawsonjune1955

    The Vicarage

    I have a book on the church and vicarage somewhere. Will have a look, it is so interesting.
  14. johndawsonjune1955


    Ye they were good for "farting" When the silent ones slipped out in the classroom what a laugh it was
  15. johndawsonjune1955


    This is Barrington Swifts. Sadly no date, but someone might recognise someone or even date this ?