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Last Upload:  Friday, 19th August 2022.

A Nostalgic Journey 'in & around' the original Village of Washington
[ Click above picture for views of the 'F' Pit Heaps. ]


Washington Miners Remembered
Statue & Blue Plaque


Usworth Miners' Picnic
Pictures on Tab 4/4

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Some Recent Additions

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Where Was This?

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Kelly's  +  Phone Nos  +  Adverts

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Demolition!

1.  This Photo fits in perfectly between between two nearby images in one of our 'Take A Stroll' Articles.

Were you around in the 1950s/60s?  If so, what's over the Wall and what's behind the Coal Wagons?

2.  'Local Area Extracts' from the 1925 Edition of Kelly's Directory added to our existing 1890 & 1914 Editions.

Old Business Names are popular with a lot of our Visitors.
Try these 1939 Telephone Listings:  CLICK ME ... and these Business Adverts:  CLICK ME.

3.  Article upgraded to include two 1970s images - The Demolition of Bobby Lee's School.  Thanks to WHS.

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On The Buses!

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Colliery Demolition Pictures

4.  Bus Routes Article given a new layout with many new additions.  It even includes Blakey, Stan & Jack!

5.  NCB NE Area, Colliery Closures Article reorganised with 3 local Colliery Demolition Pictures added.

The 2 Usworth Pit Demolition Pictures ALSO added to the 'Usworth Colliery Photo Gallery'.
Tab: Closure!  CLICK ME

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Fatfield Bridge - 1 Year After Opening

7. * NEW *


Taking The Pee!

6.  When was it officially opened?  Name the Cottage, above the Boys Brigade, almost hidden in the trees.

7.  How many Washington Locations can you recall where a Gentleman could discreetly relieve himself?

There's one in Picture No.7 ... on Washington Village Green!!!

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"Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it."

Lucy Maud Montgomery
(1874-1942)

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