A Nostalgic Journey in & around the Original Village of ...
Latest upload: Friday, 21st September 2018.
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1. PHOTO GALLERY
1.1 I came up with several locations for this road sign. There was always something to prove me wrong. I'm baffled!
1.2 James Rutter Snr's Panther motorcycle at 49, North Ave - just behind Drive Shops. Thanks to Jimmy in the sidecar!
1.3 A Glebe Colliery Disaster 'Commemorative Card' has been added to our article about this 1908 local catastrophe.
1.4 Usworth Colliery Welfare Park, showing one of the seats near the Band Stand and the big gates from Manor Road.
1.5 Which highly educated 'Pillar of the Community' signed a Christmas photograph of himself with this Smiley Face?
2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.
2.1 The catastrophic Fatfield Colliery Disaster of 1708 has been given a memorial Blue Plaque. Pictures & details.
2.2 An Usworth brick found in the River Wear near Cretehawser! What's that? Find out, thanks to Keith Cockerill.
2.3 'Then & Now' maps, plus a 'Now' picture, added to the Stafford Linsley's Wilden Terrace / Arthur's Place pictures.
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