Showing posts with label North Shields. Show all posts
Showing posts with label North Shields. Show all posts

Monday, April 03, 2017

Fishing Boats on the Tyne


Fishing Boats on the Tyne.

Pictures of a variety of fishing vessels on the river Tyne, taken on the 3rd of April 2017.
Here are further pictures of North Shields Fish Quay & the Fish Quay at Dusk.
Please click on each image for the full size photo. 

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Sunday, April 02, 2017

Stephenson Railway Museum North Shields


Stephenson Railway Museum, North Shields. 

The Stephenson Railway Museum was created in honour of George Stephenson, a son of Tyneside and the "Father of the Railways".
Please click on each image for the full size photo. 

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Stephenson Railway Museum

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Stephenson Railway Museum

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Saturday, February 04, 2017

North Shields Fish Quay at Dusk


North Shields Fish Quay at Dusk.
Please see further images from North Shields here.
The bottom two pictures overlook the Black Middens, a notorious part of the river where sailing ships were dashed against the rocks and many sailors lost their lives.
The tragedies led to the building of the Tyne Piers photos of which can be seen here. .
Middens is derived from an old Danish word meaning dump.   
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Boats on the Tyne

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Sunset Tynemouth

Sunset Tynemouth

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

North Shields Wooden Dollies


North Shields Wooden Dollies.

The Wooden Dollies have been a feature of North Shields for well over 200 years.
The original Wooden Dolly was a female figurehead taken from a collier brig named Alexander and Margaret which had been attacked held for ransom on the high seas in 1781.
The figurehead found its way to the town and was placed next to the Custom House Quay, sailors developed a tradition of cutting a small sliver of wood to take with them for luck when on their perilous sea journeys.
Naturally this meant the Dollies had to be replaced from time to time, these pictures show three versions of the Wooden Dolly in North Shields today, the original sculpture having developed into a fishwife over time. For more pictures of the Fish Quay at North Shields, please click here.
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Wooden Dolly North Shields

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Lifeboat Day North Shields 2016


Lifeboat Day North Shields 2016.

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity based in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, it is the only organisation which is allowed to have Royal in the title in the Republic of Ireland. It operates around the coast of the UK and Ireland as well as some inland waterways and there are 237 lifeboat stations with 444 lifeboats.
The RNLI was founded in 1824 and has saved over 140,000 lives while suffering losses of 600 volunteer crew members.
The Tynemouth RNLI has an open day once a year and these photos were taken on the 17th of July 2016 including shots of the "Spirit of Northumberland" lifeboat.
One of the world's oldest lifeboats, the Tyne, has been restored and is now on display at South Shields.
Please click on each image for the full size photo. 

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Northern League


The Northern League.

The Northern League, based in the North East of England, Yorkshire and Cumbria is the second oldest football league in the world.
The league is semi-professional and is run mainly by volunteers.
The clubs are part of the local communities and many run various teams from children's sides up to the first team squads. 
Here area few photos of Tyneside based clubs.
Some earlier pictures of North Shields winning the FA Vase in 2015.
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North Shields FC The Daren Persson Stadium.
The Northern League

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West Allotment Celtic, Whitley Park Longbenton.
West Allotment Celtic



Heaton Stannington, Grounsell Park, High Heaton
Heaton Stannington

Heaton Stannington

Heaton Stannington

Newcastle Benfield, Sam Smiths Park, Newcastle. 
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Newcastle Benfield