Latest upload:  Friday, 7th August 2020.

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

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Letter From The Council

1.  Ex-Squatter, the late David Simpson, granted permission for his excellent History Book to be posted on this Website.

Two pictures added to the original Book to show how David's Parents served their country during WW2.
Thanks to David's sisters, Laura & Lilian, for their permission to complete this project.

2.  Thanks to Ernie Guy for sharing his Father's Letter from Washington UDC regarding a 'Bungalow' on Usworth Green.

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4.  NEW

WW1 Postcard


Colliery Waggonway

3.  Shocking Fatfield news item taken from a 1922 Newpaper Cutting of very brief News Stories from around the UK.

4.  Added to our WW1 Postcard Collection:  The New Inn Corner and The Avenue - leading to Dame Margaret's Hall.

5.  The Washington Waggonway - some pictures via No.7 below - crossing Fatfield Road en route to Glebe and 'F' Pits.

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A Bit oF Fun!

7.  NEW

Front Street

6.  I've made a Washington Monopoly Board c/w with Blank so 'You and The Kids' can make a more personal version.

7.  Two more 'Past & Present' Compositions created by Lesley Bulch.  'Long Before' & 'Long After' Lloyd's Bank!

Permanent Link to Lesley's work added to our 'Popular Pages' Index Sheet.   See Sidebar → ↑


Image Link:  Near Bottom of Page


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8.  On Friday, 24th July, a Ceremony was held in Concord to commemorate Miners who died in our Local Collieries.

9.  A 'Now' picture c/w Old Map, but no 'Then' version!  Where's this century-old Terrace?  Thanks to Keith Cockerill.


'What's Where'  &  'How To Get There'

( Click one of these great pictures. )

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