NOTICE BOARD

Last Upload:  Friday, 1st July 2022.

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


Washington Miners Remembered
Statue & Blue Plaque


Harraton War Memorial
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The Memorial to the 'Brave Men of Harraton Parish' will be 100 years old on 22nd July 2022.
Several Events are being planned to mark this Special Occasion.
[ For more details:  Click the Monument Image above. ]

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Some Recent Additions

1.


Penshaw Monument

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Demolition!

3.


Kelly's Directory - 1925

1.  This Model, fitted to a Bird Tray, is currently located in 'Old Washington'.  Also a 'near location' picture.

2.  Article upgraded to include two 1970s images - The Demolition of Bobby Lee's School.  Thanks to WHS.

3.  'Local Area Extracts' from the 1925 Edition of Kelly's Directory added to our existing 1890 & 1914 Editions.

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Glebe School c.1915 - Page 1, Tab 5.

5 * NEW *


What The Dickens?  Go to Last Tab

4.  It wasn't all Maths & English for these 1900s pupils.  This is a Sewing Class.  Thanks to Valerie Jordan.

5.  Usworth Colliery Senior School.  It's 1954 and the Headmaster 'emulates' a Charles Dickens character.

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Former Farm - Top of Well Bank

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Biddick School Class1 - 1950

6.  One of our Farm Collection pages has been totally reorganised to include the above Farm.  Name it!

Personally, I first heard its name only a few weeks ago!  Thanks to Ernie Guy.

7.  Excellent Photograph of Biddick School - Class 1, 1950 - including names.  Thanks to Jeane Armstrong.

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What's Where?

Website Map / Location Index

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

Lucy Maud Montgomery
(1874-1942)

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