EAW033922 ENGLAND (1950). The Reyrolle Electrical Engineering Works and environs, Hebburn, 1950. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Title [EAW033922] The Reyrolle Electrical Engineering Works and environs, Hebburn, 1950. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW033922
Date 19-October-1950
Link
Place name HEBBURN
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 430476, 563905
Longitude / Latitude -1.5239001794255, 54.968757677775
National Grid Reference NZ305639

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This was Hebburn 'C' Pit which closed in early 1930s. Hebburn had an 'A' Pit at the end of Argyle St area, then a 'B' Pit south of St Oswalds Church

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:59:59 PM
St Aloysius School attached to the church and stretching to Coquet St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:56:16 PM
Hebburn Urban District Offices on Argyle St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:54:40 PM
William St which runs past from Prince Consort Rd backlane to Dunston St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:51:29 PM
Carr St which was once the Quay Area's main shopping Street stretching from Prince Consort Rd to Ellison St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:49:04 PM
St Andrew's Presbyterian Church with it Institute alongside Church St. Dances were held in the hall of the Institute

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:47:36 PM
Martins Bank on the corner of Prince Consort Rd and Argyle St. Later it became Barclay's. Later agian it became a Funeral Parlour

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:45:15 PM

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:43:48 PM
The 'Gem' Cinema on Albert St, which opened about 1910.

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:43:02 PM
The Albert Hotel on Albert St.

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:41:55 PM
Cuthbert St that was a long street from Prince Consort road all the way to Dunston St . It crossed Bewick St. Albert St, Ellison St, Tyne St, Caledonian St, McIntyre St, Hedley St and finishing at Dunston St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:39:36 PM
Bewick St that ran from Argyle St corner to Lyon St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:34:54 PM
Campbell St that led from the 'Wooden Bridge' to Argyle St.

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:33:23 PM
Bell St, a short street past St Aloysius main entrance and on to Coquet St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:31:53 PM

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:30:18 PM
This is what we called 'The Wooden Bridge' under construction to connect pedestrian traffic to get from Hedgeley Rd over to Campbell St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:29:18 PM
Reyrolle's Football Club 'Stand' with North Drive directly behind it. Today North Drive is still there and the entrance to a large Housing estate

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:26:43 PM
Black Rd that started at Victoria Rd East and ran all the way past the old Hostel to the 'Low Road; (Waggonway Rd)

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:24:23 PM
The Ellison Arms Public House, renamed the 'Banks of the Tyne' in later years.

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:21:46 PM
Park Rd leading from Victoria Rd East and to the main Gates of the Park

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:20:27 PM
These foundations were for a new St Aloysius School but WW2 stopped it and they were never continued. Instead a new school was built on Mill Lane.

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:18:04 PM
North Farm Road that connects Victoria Rd West to Glen St

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:16:27 PM
Auckland Road, Hebburn

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:15:24 PM
Jarrow Steel Works alongside Western Rd

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Sunday 27th of December 2020 05:14:10 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:10:47 PM
1st house on Beanley Ave

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:10:03 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:09:08 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:08:08 PM
Burn Heads Road .Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:07:04 PM
Ambulance Station and Hall where Dances were held.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:05:26 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:04:15 PM
The Fever Hospital with the little road from Victoria Rd west called Hospital Drive leading to it.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:03:32 PM
Glen St Weslyan School & Chapel.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:01:50 PM
Charles St Methodist Chapel

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:00:51 PM
This was the 'Council Yard' which in WW2 a few years earlier a German bomb killed quite a lot of people.

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:59:39 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:56:49 PM
St Rollox St.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:55:42 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:54:49 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:54:01 PM
Thistle st, that ran from Glen St to Victoria Rd West

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:53:13 PM
John St which ran from Victoria Rd West to Glen St crossing Tennant St.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:51:56 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:49:14 PM
Frederick St which overlooked the rail lines and Hebburn 'A'Pit

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:48:11 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:46:42 PM

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:45:29 PM
Whiteburn St next to the Industrial rail lines

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:44:41 PM
Hebburn Cemetery Chapel which was split in two. Catholics on the left side as you look and Protestants on the right. The cemetery plot was also split so Catholics on the left as you look at the photo and Protestants to the right.

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:40:04 PM
This building is the Freemason's Lodge on Aln St/Whickam Rd junction and still there today in 2018. Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:37:21 PM
The Station Hotel on Glen St/Station Rd corner.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:34:57 PM
The 'Royal Hotel' nicknamed 'The White Lead' because the roof was white with dust from the Lead works across the road.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:33:37 PM
St Aidans Church just inside the Hebburn border

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:31:41 PM
Franklin St, Jarrow

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:30:36 PM
Nansen St, Jarrow

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:29:38 PM
The Lead Works in Hebburn and very close to the Jarrow border . Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:26:01 PM
Rows and rows of prefab homes which were still new when this photo was taken. Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:24:02 PM
St Aloysius Infant school which opened 1928 and still in use today 2017. I went there in 1949 to 51.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:22:42 PM
This was originally a small Power Station, but in the 1930s local men got together with their skills and turned some buildings into a Club. It became known as 'The Powerhouse' where dances were held, film shows, weight lifting, youth club etc.Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:21:11 PM
This part close to the Wooden Bridge was the Pyrotenax Football Pitch and I played on it when at school.

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:18:16 PM
St Oswalds Church. Pics on my www.oldtyneside.co.uk website

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Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:16:10 PM
This area was known locally as 'The Bauxite'. Not a lot is recorded about this 'British Aluminium Co' apart from it produced Aluminium Hydroxide from the ore known as 'Bauxite'. A lot of waste known as red mud was a by-product of the process & it was dumped on the site producing hillocks/mounds of this red mud. It was fenced off to keep people off it.

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Sunday 4th of May 2014 10:18:00 AM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:18:00 PM
Wellington St. I was born in this street 1944.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:17:08 PM
Simpson's Hostel on High Lane Row

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:15:19 PM
Bede Buildings

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:14:22 PM
The Bede Metal Co off Wagonway Rd (What locals called the Low Road)

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:13:52 PM
Hebburn Palmers Ship Repairers

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:12:48 PM
Hawthorn Leslies which was at the bottom of Ellison St.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:11:55 PM
The derelict Hebburn 'A' Pit which closed in the 1930s

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:10:36 PM
Rail tracks leading to the Staiths. Colliers would be waiting for the coal which would then be exported by sea.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:09:19 PM
Primrose Cottage next to Dene Primrose Staiths The track leading to it from Victoria Rd West was Whinney Lane. Next to the cottage you can see where demolished buildings once were including St John's Mission Rooms.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:05:16 PM
The Tharsis Company Reservoir which was left unfenced after the company moved out of the town. It was a deep reservoir with brick lined sides that sloped steeply so a death trap for non swimmers. About the time of this photo a lad called Colquhoun drowned in it & he was only about 7 yrs old.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 12:01:13 PM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:58:27 AM
The Newtown Club on tenant St - North Farm Rd

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:57:49 AM
This bare land in Charles St once had houses standing on it until the Luftwaffe bombs hit them.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:56:31 AM
A travelling 'Fair' on what locals called 'The back Square'

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:54:42 AM
The 'County Hotel' but in later years the name was changed.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:53:08 AM
Hebburn Police Station with the Courts to the right of it.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:51:20 AM
Robert Frazer & Sons, Steel Stock holders

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:50:30 AM
Reyrolle's Sports Field

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:49:41 AM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:49:03 AM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:47:47 AM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:47:14 AM
Quarry Road, east of the Park

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:46:33 AM
Ellison Hall with St John's Church next to it. The Church was once part of the hall until the Ellison family gave it to be a church in the 1880s.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:45:08 AM
Leslies Sports Field off Victoria Rd East

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:42:18 AM
Campbell Park Road junction with Victoria Rd East

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:41:22 AM
This was Clegwell School, with the lovely Sports field infront. It was built in the 1930s, but had a name change years & years later to Bedewell.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:39:25 AM
Mons Avenue where my maternal Gran lived at no 13

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:36:59 AM
Hebburn Railway Station

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:35:28 AM
Newtown School sandwiched between Station Road & Aln St.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:34:47 AM
The Pyrotenax factory where copper sheathed fire proof electric cable was manufactured. The factory was on Hedgeley Road.

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:33:04 AM
The Bitumastic factory between the railway line & Hedgeley Road

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:31:43 AM
Victoria Road West

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:30:38 AM

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Wednesday 30th of April 2014 11:30:10 AM
Whites Marine on Prince Consort Rd

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:52:03 AM
Reyrolle's 'bottom works' which was split from the Newtown Works by the railway lines

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:51:23 AM
Reyrolle's Newtown Works with Sportsfield opposite Hebburn Cemetery

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:50:12 AM
The Bushing Company on South Drive.

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:49:16 AM
This land from the railway down to the river is derelict in 1950 & once belonged to Tharsis Sulpher & Copper Co.

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:48:38 AM
St Aloysius RC Church with attached School

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:47:09 AM
St Aloysius prefabs that contained three classrooms.

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:46:08 AM
St Cuthbert's Church

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:41:46 AM
Quay Board School

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:41:16 AM
The Co-op Store Hall on Lyon St - Albert St corner

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:40:36 AM
This is Hebburn's Theatre Royal on Lyon St which burned down Oct 7th 1950.

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Saturday 26th of April 2014 10:39:38 AM