Latest upload:  Friday, 24th September 2021.

A Nostalgic Journey 'in & around' the original Village of Washington
[ Click above picture for views of the 'F' Pit Heaps. ]

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Washington Miners' Statue and Blue Plaque
[ Picture from Washington History Society ]

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Some Recent Additions


Bonnie Tyler visits RCA Factory

2. * NEW *

Old Chemical Works Bottle


Ferry by Draw Wire

1.  Mistakes corrected in RCA Record Factory Article and more images added.  Thanks to Adrian, Ernie & Ged of W.H.S.

2.  Did Washington Chemical Works make Medicine?  I'll let you decide for yourself.  Bottle recently sold on EBay for £78!

Washington Chemical Works pages rearranged to accommodate The Bottle and some associated items.

3.  Super Coxgreen Ferry photo added to our Barmston Riverside Article, Page 4/4.  Environmentally friendly propulsion!


Go to Tab:  'Queen & Duke'


Where's This Bridge?

4.  How could I have overlooked this picture when I set-up the Royal Visits page?  After all, I was in Usworth Cubs,

admittedly a few years earlier!  A memorable picture for the Cubs and Families, so I've smartened it up a bit.

5.  An addition to our rearranged 'Bridges Collection'.  You'll find the 'Picture Link' near the bottom of the target page.


Mothers' Union Document


Go to Tab:  Worswick St. 1/2

6.  Meggie Archer's Document plus more from Son Joe (Home Guard) and Daughter Sadie (Temperance Society).

7.  Excellent image of Worswick Street's steep Waiting Areas and Bus Stands added to 'On The Buses'.  Thanks Ernie.

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What's Where?

Site Map / Location Index

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"Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it."

Lucy Maud Montgomery

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