Murder, mayhem and Gosforth. Visitors to the Ahad Tandoori in Gosforth may be interested in this dastardly tale of revenge and the gruesome outcome for one Gosforth resident who lived in the building next door.
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Discovering Heritage has researched the history of T Punshon Newsagent. First trading from Gosforth in 1918
Who was round your street? In the 50’s and 60’s there were many different traders and callers who would regularly… Read more Who Was Round Your Street?
Typhoid outbreak in Gosforth: “No man knows when it was built; its unsanitary condition has killed off so many of its natives that no oldest inhabitant survives to record its history …”
Historical Aspects of Gosforth. Join us as we role back the years and take a coach ride through early Gosforth – Bulman Village. From rural idyll to open sewers.
We have completed a commission to research two Heaton house histories. The houses are neighbouring on Warwick Street. We investigated the history of these houses and presented our House History packs for a birthday gift. Our client expressed the intention that the packs would stay with the properties upon selling, or upon new residents moving in.
I was born in the unheated bedroom of a one up, one down colliery house in a snowstorm. The midwife couldn’t get there so my Grandma delivered me. I spent much of my early childhood in that house as my mother worked and I loved it. It was a couple of doors down from the Trap, the social heart of Coxlodge.
This post was prompted by the second TV series of A House Through Time in which David Olusoga traces the history of no 5 Ravensworth Terrace in Newcastle NE1. If you enjoyed the series and are interested in House Histories you may be able to pick up some research tips from our post How Do I Research The History Of My House?