Staff time clock believed to have been taken at Swan Hunter Wallsend.




On 2nd. May 2010, the Carville Hotel burned;
our Supersnapper, Barry Martin, just happened to be there.

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And this is how it once looked:
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A very pretty Wallsend 'back garden'
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The sad-looking former Post Office opposite The New Winning Public House in 2010.
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St. Peter's Church Angel - Photo: S Boundey



Before demolition, the Borough Theatre, interior,  Wallsend High St.  Photo: S Boundey



Water pump, E. Benton Farm, 2010.  Photo: B. Martin


E. Benton Farm, datestone on outbuilding, being the initials of the architect, who was also responsible for Earsdon St. Alban Church.
(Benjamin and John Green designed the church which was consecrated in 1837).



The Co-op building on Carville Road, Wallsend has stood since 1862 but the fondly remembered old friend has now gone, demolished to make way for new housing; the 1862 date stone has been saved to be incorporated into the new development.
Here are five images of the destruction as it progressed:











The following images represent only a sample of a donation to the society of well over 100 copies of various newspapers including
The Town Crier, Wallsend News, Wallsend and  North Shields News Guardians, and Whitley and District Weekly Record (1933-1937).