Ada Dowd & Wardley Colliery friend's in 1948 Bill Quay's 'Albion Inn' in the 40s & a Pub that Hebburn folk frequented seeing it was just 1 mile along the riverside Alan Smith from 'The Felling' sent me a couple of photos showing the old bridges & railtrack at Wardley in 2010.
This is Alan's second photo taken in 2010A familiar view of Pelaw looking towards Bill Quay only this pic was taken early 1900sThe Presbyterian Chapel in Pelaw from a local man's collection
Colin's dad Sam Dowd with tent & supplies strapped to the tandem. Anyone recognise the road?Sam Dowd, with children Colin & Eileen outside Smith Villas in 1952 Sam Dowd was a Fireman during the War. Here he is outside his Wagonway home in 1942
A view of the Dowd's Smith Villas prefab home. They would have been luxurious compared with Wagonway St houses.Smith Villas in 1949 ish.Colin wasn't sure who is on this Wardley photo taken late 30s early 50s. Anyone recognise the people on the photo?