A Nostalgic Journey in & around the Original Village of ...
Friday, 20th July 2018.
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1. PHOTO GALLERY
1.1 A Washington Wesleyan Church was known to the locals as the Kid Gloves and Lavender Chapel. Where & Why?
1.2 Barmston Forge House plus 1892-1914 Map. [ I'm not sure where Stephenson's (Corn) Watermill was located! ]
1.3 Floor layout plan of the Galleries Shops. See how many shops, banks, solicitors, chemists etc. you remember.
1.4 1st left - Regal Cinema; 1st right - Fire Station & Alfie's Bingo; Ahead: New Inn Corner; Back: Main road to Penshaw.
1.5 Unidentified press cutting naming a Washington F.C. team. They beat Roker 4 - 0 in a Wearside League game.
2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.
2.1 New addition to article: a picture showing the site of the former North Biddick Colliery - Green and Pleasant Land!
2.2 I think Richardson Terrace was named after this man. Update: Find out when Richardson Terrace was being built.
2.3 Diesel Train passing Barmston Village on its way to Washington Station, Victoria Bridge etc. Go to bottom of Tab 1.
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