Kevin Connolly, ex Newtown & St Aloysius 'lad' loaned me a lot of photos for this & following pages. This one shows St Bedes children in 1970

Ray Marshall at the Chronicle sent me this photo taken at St Bedes well in 1932 showing local lads with the Slag Heap behind them.

A photo of Jarrow St Bede's school teachers in 1939 possibly just at the outbreak of WW2.

Kevin Connolly's photo of a row of double deckers parked up at Jarrow bus station in the 80's.

Kevin's photo showing Jarrow Bus Station in the 1980's.

Kevin's photo of St Matthew's school children in 1974

Kevin's 1976 photo of St Matthew's children, but with the bonus of having most of the names on this one.

Kevin's photo of Miss Salkeld's class at St Matthew's in 1972.

This photo supplied by Kevin's wife shows a Mayfield class of girls in 1954

Kevin's photo of a 'Rose & Crown' trip in 1953 and as you can see Kevin supplied the names aswell.

Mrs Connolly told me that Harry Corbett brought 'Sooty & Sweep' to Jarrow in the early 60's. This was the audience outside the Townhall.

Kevin's photo of the National Fire service during WW2. There premises were just off Bedeburn Rd near the Allotments behind them.