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johndawsonjune1955

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About johndawsonjune1955

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  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. The Vicarage

    rev a lees curate circa 1885
  4. Marley Family

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

    HPW, is that by Linda McCullough Thew ? if it is its cracking book.
  6. 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.
  7. Jordan's

    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.
  8. The Vicarage

    Rev A Lees, curate of Bedlington 1885.
  9. The Vicarage

    final one 1873
  10. The Vicarage

    Another 1873.
  11. 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
  12. The Vicarage

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

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

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

    Heres a cracking old pic. From our area and Barrington we have Redpath. East Northumberland School Cup Team circa 1920. You may have a relation on here. East Northumberland Schools Team c 1920 Back row players include Graham (Ashington), Arkle (Ashington), Brewis (Choppington), Redpath (Barrington), & Armstrong (North Seaton). Back row officials (teachers and masters) include Smythe, H.R. Maxie, T. Embelton, & Leathard. Middle row includes T. Armstrong (Seaton Delaval), J. Nicholson (Choppington), & H. Wake (Seaton Delaval). Front row includes James (North Seaton), Dale (Bedlington), & J. McMillan (Seaton Delaval).
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