Looking down Hudson St . I didn't realise ships came right upto the Wall of the Docks.

Green St in Laygate possibly 1940s or 50s

A late 1950s view of Keppel St .

A 1941 Wartime view up Mile End Road

Demolition of some of the old buildings on Mile End Road

This is an early 1900s photo of Brinkburn Farm which gave it's name to Brinkburn School

The lake in the West Park early 1900s

Some of the businesses on King St in 1971 & with the railway bridge in view.

My school friends dad Mr Irving worked on vessels like these Whaling Ships at Middle Docks.

The water tower ontop of the hills at Cleadon

Westoe Colliery in 1922. Years later it was modernised & was one of the UK's top coal mines working 6 mls out under the sea.

Whiteleas before the large housing estate was built