An old view of part of the gas lit Cromwell Rd in Bill Quay. This road led towards the River with the 'Cricketers' Pub on the right. A beautiful rare old photo taken in Heworth Village in 1925 when people had 'nowt' but were still happy. A tinted postcard which is a real photo , showing Heworth High Lanes well over 100 yrs ago. That is the old St Mary's Church in view.
The Imperial Picture Hall in Bill Quay was formerly a Methodist Chapel. In 1913 the name was changed but in 1930 it closedA very rare & beautiful photo of Felling Shore kids playing in Tyne St backlane 1900.A Temperance Bar on Crowhall Lane in 1910. Did regulars drink tea & soft drinks?
Station Rd Bill Quay in 1925 looking towards Cromwell Rd & the riverStobbart's Temperance Bar on Crowhall Lane 1910We saw the kids playing in Tyne St back lane, well this is Tyne street probably on the same day.
Another Heworth 'White House' in 1956 before demolition.Where was this property in Heworth?Whitehill Farm Heworth Colliery in 1900. The hay would have fed the pit ponies Woodbine Tce on Shields Rd in Pelaw early 1900s.