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Amble and District from old photographs (click to enlarge)

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Radcliffe Wedding      
Radcliffe Wedding Photo c1930s      
       
Amble Cricket Team 1924 Amble 2nd Cricket Team 1951-52 View from Amble pier to the "Big Shore", Hauxley Colliery pit heap in view. Coquet Island viewed from
across the quarry circa 1912
       
  SS Togston Amble 7th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers High Street Amble
Robert Wilson, keeper
of Warkworth Castle [circa 1904]
 Crew of the S.S. Togston. Amble (1929?) 'Amble Company', 7th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers 1915 ID help required with this image. High Street Amble.
       
       
Salt Pans Amble
 ID help required with these images.  The source of these two strongly suggests Amble: Amble Coal Trimmers Amble Salt Pans, brick chimney still in place
An Amble School??  photo by 'Geo. H. J. Burrows, Acklington Road, Amble'. Date is May 21st 1906 Shop staff ?? possibly Walter Wilsons Amble?? Date unknown    
       
Radcliffe Northumberland Football Team Winners Warkworth Harbour Dredger Amble Quay & Staiths Amble   Amble Feast Day
Radcliffe - 'Winners', Amble and District 1910-11 Amble Dredger Hugh Andrews at work, circa 1909. Quay & Staiths Amble Boat Race in the harbour on an Amble 'Feast Day', 1930's.
       
S.S. Hauxley S.S. Hauxley S.S. Chevington S.S Amble passing the sunken Raymond
S.S. Hauxley at Amble 1925 S.S. Hauxley unknown location S.S. Chevington S.S Amble passing the sunken Raymond in the harbour mouth, Amble.
       
Colliery near Amble Amble south breakwater Central Stores Broomhill Whitefield Road, Red Row
The coal face, in a colliery 'near Amble' Amble: south breakwater before the south pier was extended and connected to it. After a further extension the light was moved from its position shown here to the new pier end, i.e. its current location. Central Stores Broomhill Whitefield Road, Red Row
       
Foundry Falls, Acklington Chevington Station Broomhill Station Aged Miners Homes Chevington Drift
Foundry Falls, Acklington. Chevington Station Broomhill Station Aged Miners Homes Chevington Drift
       
Broomhill Water Tower Radcliffe Co-Op Northumberland Amble Shipyard Northumberland Coquet Island off Warkworth Harbour
Broomhill Water Tower
 view from the top during construction

Radcliffe Co-Op Society Building, Radcliffe, Northumberland

The "Cretebow"; concrete ship being launched  at the Braid, Amble. "Coquet Island off Warkworth Harbour, Schooner heading about waiting for the tide"
       
Joseph Straughan, Shilbottle Warkworth Church of England School 1920 Amble Church of England School Football Team
Joseph Straughan, Shilbottle Warkworth Church of England School 1920 Amble Church of England School
 Football Team 1926-27
Amble Church of England School
 Football Team 1928-29
       
Meggie Dixon Ship Bede Street, Amble Bede Street Amble
 Amble owned vessel the Meggie Dixon Old coloured image, Bede Street, Amble. Bede Street Amble (Edwardian?)

 Bede Street, Amble; south side of the street not yet built.

       
Amble Secondary Modern School Cliff House Amble 1905 Warkworth Church Lads Brigade Camp
Unidentified ship, collision damage. Unpublished photo from our family album. Ancestors worked various roles in the port. We feel 99% certain this is Amble - Any info? Another from the family album, Amble Secondary Modern School impromptu group photo, July 1949. A few old Amblers might recognise themselves or their parents in this one. Zelandia and the Maria Stella on the rocks near Cliff House 1905 Warkworth Church Lads Brigade Camp 1903
some locals in there? 
       
Following three rows of Photographs are of the Warkworth Church Lads Brigade Camp 1906
 
Warkworth Church Lads Brigade Camp 1906 'The Kitchens'  'Bathing Parade' 1  'Bathing Parade' 2
       
'Bishop of Richmond and Chaplains' Bridge Drumhead Service Hospital
       
 
Making Mattresses On the Beach Group  
       

The following images are from the Ken Rochester collection. Ken spent his boyhood in Amble before moving to the Midlands in the 50s.

Bede Street Club Amble Children Amble beach 1947  
The Bede Street Club and neighbouring house plastered white from a blizzard in the severe winter of 1947. (1940s) Ballantyne's yard, corner of Byron Street and Middleton Street. The building in the background is the Mechanics' Institute, now the Amble public library.  Circa 1947 Amble children swimming party, Amble beach.  
       
Entering Warkworth harbour Queen Street Amble Queen Street Amble South Broomhill Post Office
Entering Warkworth harbour Queen Street Amble Queen Street Amble
coloured circa 1905
South Broomhill Post Office Circa 1900?
       
       
Barties Town, Broomhill Amble Golf Club Pavilion Staiths Amble Harbour Market Place, Red Row
Wesleyan Chapel Barties Town, Broomhill
circa 1936?
Amble Golf Club Pavilion Staiths Amble Market Place, Red Row.
Circa 1905
       
     
Morwick Mill circa 1920      
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