Children who attended the Felling Shore Methodist Chapel Felling man David Goldsmith sent me this photo from his family archives, David Goldsmith's mother Leonora Mary Moore & pal Moyra Holt in the Park 1947.
           
Kath Gallon sent me this rare pic of Thistley House Farm ran by the Gallon's from the 1800s Walter Gallon took over the Farm in 1941 from Uncle George Gallon & ran it with his wife Peg. This man is George Gallon who ran Thistley House Farm from the 1800s to 1941. Locals called it 'Gallons Farm'.
           
The old Wardley Colliery in 1939. Thanks to English Heritage & their Britain from Above website The reservoir next to Wardley Village in 1939. In winter it became an ice rink. Wardley Colliery village 1939 at the time the houses were being demolished.
           
A rare view of the Wardley Methodist Chapel & School in 1939 Wardley Colliery 1939  from the Britain from Above website with full permission Last one showing Wardley Colliery Village 1939 about to be gone forever