A Nostalgic Journey in & around the Original Village of ...
Latest upload: Friday, 18th January 2019.
1. PHOTO GALLERY
1.1 Cast Iron Plaque from Joseph Cook's Washington Iron Works. This plaque was sold on-line in November 2018.
1.2 Sorry everybody, I had this 1952 Washington Grammar School class incorrectly labelled as Form 1B. It's Form 1A.
1.3 HM Queen Mother, opening Bowes Railway in July 1976, accompanied by Dr Stafford Linsley & Sir James Steel.
1.4 Awful aerial picture showing the site of the proposed Fatfield Village. It's here for visitors who know the area.
1.5 Star of the Sea: a Roman Catholic social club which stood on Village Lane opposite the former Brandy Row School.
2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.
2.1 Nine Associated Images of the A194(M) Bridge construction at High Usworth. Thanks to Adrian Lupton.
2.2 Old Pamphlet laying out a circular walk along the R. Wear. Some things have changed but it's still worth the effort.
2.3 Washington Development Corporation Information Pamphlet: A Brief History of Early Washington and The Old Hall.
3. OTHER STUFF
'What's Where' & 'How To Get There'
( Click one of these great pictures. )
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"Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it."
Lucy Maud Montgomery