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Everything posted by johndawsonjune1955

  1. No 2 is Harry Brown. No 3 is Harry Temple and he is the father of No 10 John Temple. No 2 Harry Brown is no 10 john Temple father in law. Harry Temple was No 3 was married Sadie... My wife's family. John Temple is married to Ann Brown, my wife's aunt, no 2 Harry Brown is Ann's father. My wifes mother the late Maureen was Ann's sister and the oldest sister is Betty who is married to Jeff Gobin who is a councilor and was an NUM official.
  2. Got memoirs but in my archives and in the loft now. Can't get in to ill health, but will see if i can get someone to get them out may take some time sadly.
  3. Now theres an old name from the past. I got a few Muters old bottles in the shed. Super condition too.
  4. 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
  5. Also got "To the Miner Born" by Mary Wade. All about Bedlington in days long gone. Superb it is.
  6. HPW, is that by Linda McCullough Thew ? if it is its cracking book.
  7. 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.
  8. 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. Rev A Lees, curate of Bedlington 1885.
  10. 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
  11. I have a book on the church and vicarage somewhere. Will have a look, it is so interesting.
  12. Ye they were good for "farting" When the silent ones slipped out in the classroom what a laugh it was
  13. This is Barrington Swifts. Sadly no date, but someone might recognise someone or even date this ?
  14. 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).
  15. Would that be what we call "Steepy peas" ?
  16. Keith m8 try this link for a super song on Grace. This group "Sawdustjacks is superb. We have been given permission to use their historic heritage songs for future publications.Have a look everyone and enjoy
  17. Interesting that Syptoms. I have noted the clay in the area and hense the huge ammounts of clay that were extracted for brickmaking. I am interested in the brickyards and brickmaking and this actually gives me a good account of the deposits of clay. Many thanks.
  18. Big fan of Runrig, just superb band. Got many albums. Who was the member who left and went into politics ? I just can't remember off-hand
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