Latest upload:  Friday, 22nd October 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


Warship Week Programme


'Flat Tops' to Elland Rd


Viaduct Vandalism

1.  Article relating to Washington's WW2 Money Raising Efforts reorganised to include 1942 Warship Week Programme.

2.  Tom Neal, Usworth Colliery Miner / Footballer, played for Leeds United in Div.1.  Tom's career was cut short by illness.

3.  Once again, our fabulous Victoria Bridge and its Dedication Stone, remembering Supervising Engineer T. E. Harrison,

has been subjected to a graffiti attack.  The above picture shows some 'old' graffiti at the top of three Columns.


History in Pictures / Refurbishment


Painted on The Banks of The Wear

4.  Harraton War Memorial Page reorganised to include 7 new pictures highlighting key events in its 99 Year History.

5.  Painting by Sunderland Artist, Thomas McCree Scott, who overcame a grievous WW1 injury to continue his career.


VE Day Street Party - 1945


Go to Tab:  Worswick St. 1/2

6.  Any idea where this Street Party was held?  Note the curve at the far end.  Go to Page 2, Last Tab.  Thanks Carol.

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

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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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