Wardley men Charlie Alger & John Gage in 1963 with the Wardley/Follonsby banner which is now displayed in Gateshead Civic Centre Wardley Colliery band marching in 1953 around the village A lovely photo of Bill Quay park but I don't know the decade it was taken.
Some Wardley folk off to one of the highlights of there year 'The Miners Gala' at DurhamMonkton Coke Works photo taken from Wardley areaAn old 1800s view of Heworth Village
Thanks to Ken Hewitt for this photo of Mallard passing through Pelaw Station. Mallard held the world speed record for Steam engines at over 122 mph.Norman Stridiron & wife Winnie. He is a relative of Gordon Stridiron who loaned me most of the photos of 'Felling Area'A 'Saltburn' Train going through Pelaw junction
A view of the river Tyne from Bill Quay. That is Walker Naval Yard across the river with Pelaw Main Staiths on this sideHow times have changed. These children had nothing in those days unlike today.. This photo shows the Humphrey children in Wardley's Waggonway StWardley Colliery band in the early 1950s