Another photo from my wife's album showing her in her Croft Terrace class 1960.

That's my wife Joan Raine third left front row in this 1959/60 Croft Terracece School photo

A nice quiet Bedeburn Rd in the 1980's. That's 'Danesfield' you can just see on the right.

Belsfield School just off Bedeburn Rd which is no longer there unfortunately. Thanks to Patrick Brennan for the photo.

Margaret Keen nee Joyce photo. front 1st ? Watson,4th M Gallagher.Back row 1st rgt Dolores Edgar & Margaret Joyce next to her.

Not much traffic in those days nearly 100 years ago in 1907. That view can still be seen today only 'chocablock' with traffic & parked vehicles.

That's my wifes sister at a 'Tube Work's ' Xmas party around 1959. My wifes dad was a Foreman in the Tube Works.

Lovely little girls studying hard at Mayfield School abt 1950. Recognise anyone? (Thanks again to Patrick Brennan)

A photo of my wife Joan & brother Alan (front) outside Gran's house on Monkton Tce.

Another glimpse of long gone Monkton Tce with my wife Joan Raine, brother Alan and cousin Les Bain behind

Another lovely old photo from Patrick Brennan showing St Bede's East Jarrow school staff in 1928. Patrick's own website is

Another photo of St Bede's staff & this one has his dad Harry in the front row.