A Nostalgic Journey in & around the Original Village of ...

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Latest upload: Friday, 22nd February 2019.

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1. PHOTO GALLERY

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    Go to Tab 4
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    The Biddick
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    Catalogue Cover
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    Down By The River
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    Woolco

1.1  Super picture, thanks to Harry M.  Same added to our 'Then & Now' Collection.  Go to Tab 4, 'New Inn Corner 2/2'

1.2  Two pictures of the River Wear Tugboat, Biddick, built in 1944.  Added to our Photo Gallery Miscellaneous Page.

1.3  Joseph Cook's (Washington Iron Works) catalogue cover.  Fits in nicely with the recently added Cook's Plaque.

1.4  A major walking route.  Houses on the banks of the R. Wear.  The building on the high ground was a Chapel.

1.5  The road to Woolco from Washington Highway.  Also a great aerial view of the Superstore and nearby car parks.

 


Go to Last Tab:  'Municipal Terrace'

Added to our 'Then & Now' Collection

Spout Lane Blocked!

[ Thanks to Adrian Lupton ]


2. ARTICLES, SELECTIONS, MAPS ETC.

 


Jim Tatters

 


Go to bottom of page

 


Coloured Postcard

2.1  Memories of Usworth Colliery Mining Community.  Thanks to North East Labour History Society and John Suggett.

2.2  This is a 21st century wooden plaque but I think its image adds an excellent finish to our Barmston Ferry Page.

2.3  Another renovated Colour Postcard of a well known Washington scene.  Any similar contributions will go here.

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Undermanager's 'Ticket' 1908

Washington 'F' Pit Overman

Joseph Olds

2 Mining Certificates & 1 Council Acceptance

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* First Aid and Gas Testing added to *
'MORE MINING CERTIFICATES'

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Bits & Pieces, Page 3

Found in a Doris Terrace Garden:

Approx. 60 Roman Coins

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Very Limited Information but
interesting, nevertheless!


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
(1874-1942)