Let’s Not Forget…

Let’s Not Forget…

Today, let’s not forget those 107 lost at midnight on May 3/4 1941 at Wilkinson’s. As usual, I’ll take a walk past the communal graves. May they rest in...
Book Stockists and Postage Costs

Book Stockists and Postage Costs

Following the high levels of interest in North Shields 173 – the book, at the Local History Day event at North Shields Library on Saturday, I’m very pleased to confirm a new stockist. In addition to copies being available from North Shields Library, they...
North Shields 173 – The Book

North Shields 173 – The Book

At long last, I’ve got around to writing up the story and I’ve self-published it as a “real book”. It should be out on Saturday May 11th and should launch at Local History Day at North Shields Library. Following this event, the library will...
Harry Rose – Wartime Memories

Harry Rose – Wartime Memories

I met Harry at the 2018 Local History Day event and after a really interesting chat, I asked him to write his memories down. He has. Thanks very much Harry! I was born on March 2nd 1935, so one can say that I was a child of the Depression. I cannot recall much of that...