The Jesmond Memories website was launched at Jesmond Library at 6pm on Friday 13th January 2017. An audience of familiar faces and library members, some of whom have already contributed to […]
Welcome to the past! And, indeed, the present, and perhaps the future. This is Jesmond Memories, an audiovisual blog where Jesmond’s collective and individual memories are collected, curated, and preserved […]
Jesmond Oh Jesmond!! by Surinder and Sunita Rehan, Jesmond News We fell in love and wanted to live in Jesmond since 1987 when our son started at Newcastle Preparatory […]
Memories of Clayton Road Shops by Barbara Weightman I began living in Burdon Terrace at the age of nought, in 1947. When we were old enough to be […]
Sisters Fiona Clarke (left) and Alison Cook (right) reminisce about shopping in Jesmond as children, talking about the grocers, newsagents, chemists, fish shops, off licences and sweet shops they visited.
The first instalment of sisters Fiona Clarke (left) and Alison Cook (right) describing their experiences shopping as children in Jesmond and Newcastle in the 1950s and 1960s, talking about shops […]
Denise from Groom & Co. on Clayton Road shares her experiences of working as a tailoress here in Jesmond, and her memories of training and working in Newcastle. (This recording […]