1961-62 was the final year at Billingham South Modern as a secondary school before transferring to the Stephenson Hall complex.
Back Row (l-r): ??; Michael Wilgress; Ronnie Barker; ??; William Bennett; ??; ??; Ian McCleod.
Middle Row (l-r): ??; Thelma ?; Gillian Brown; Barbara ?; Pat Taylor; ??; ??; Barbara Benson; Marilyn Allen; Carol Lake; Alistair Scott.
Front Row (l-r); Jane Harrison; David Hulse; Kathleen Morgan; Royce Sewell; Mr. Chapman; Susan Gutteridge; ??; ??; Graham Thompson.
Photograph and details courtesy of William Bennett.
On Sunday 16 July Yarm1914 held a ‘Keep The Home Fires Burning’ event on Yarm High Street to commemorate The Battle Of Passchendaele .
The event was held around the Town Hall and ran from 10:30am until 4:30pm with exhibitions about home life, working in the fields, a horse drawn WW1 field ambulance (without the horses), a WW1 Working blacksmiths forge as well as displays by Preston Hall Museum, the Heugh Battery from Hartlepool and The Royal British Legion.
There will also be a short service of remembrance on Monday 31 July, 10:45am at the Town Hall war memorial, to mark the start of The Battle Of Passchendaele which began on the 31 July 1917. All are welcome to attend.
Photograph and details courtesy of David Thompson.
Taken c1965, a photograph of the Grangefield Grammar School Girls’ Hockey Team. Do you recognise anyone?
Courtesy of Gillian Brookes.
The Royal Oak at number 20 High Street, Stockton.
Class Q6 No.63387 at Billingham Station. View towards Davis Bridge c1965.
Photograph and details courtesy of Ivan Harrington.
A view of Woolworths at Billingham Town Centre. Date unknown.
A photograph of Class 3a, Norton Board School taken c1957/58. My sister Julie Hugall is on the first row, first on the left. Who else do you know?
Photograph and details courtesy of Gillian Brookes nee Hugall
Number 51, H&W Martin, tailors established in 1878. Next to Martin’s is Wilsons Department store on Stockton High Street.
Oxbridge Lane School performing Widdecombe Fair c1958/59.
Keith Instone, Tony Evans, Brian Dunning, Robert Mackenzie, Terry Kent, David Kirby, Alan Emmerson, Malcolm Simcox, Kenneth Lyons, Terry Robinson, Douglas Duff, Ian Richardson, Billy Kemp, John Murray, Brian Turner, David Weatherill, Peter Chicken, John Clegg, David Pollock, Peter Blair, Alan Stainsby, Peter Dovaston?, John Bolan, Geoffrey Hodson, Gordon Robson, Tony Pottage.
An aerial view of Haverton Hill – old furness shipyards
Photograph courtesy of Derek Lofthouse.
These sets of pictures were taken from the window of a Grand Central train which runs from Sunderland, through to Kings Cross, via Northallerton. It picks up passengers at Eaglescliffe and Hartlepool but for some reason does not stop at Stockton. Is the platform too short?
The Yarm rooftops show how much new building has gone on behind Yarm High Street. I was surprised to learn this morning that Teesside, unlike other conurbations does not have a formal Greenbelt, protecting the surrounding countryside.
Photographs and details courtesy of Fred Starr.
Staff at Oxbridge Lane School in 1997. Who do you remember?
Photograph courtesy of Margaret Williams.
A photograph possibly showing the site of a tank within a building on the south side of the Castle Brewery yard on Bridge Road, Stockton. The brewery was opened in 1858 by W.K. & J.Kirk and enlarged in 1878 by W & T.L. Kirk. The brewery closed c1930 and was demolished c1969.
Three photographs showing the Infinity Bridge under construction, October 2008. All taken from the Teesside Princess.
Photographs and details courtesy of Alec Moody.
A class photograph showing the children of Tilery Road Infants School. Grandad Richards, my mums dad is second from the left, on the third row.
Photograph and details courtesy of Gillian Brookes.
H Russel & Sons Printers on West Row in Stockton c1985.