Childhood memories are the most precious of all because we have carried them with us for so long! We hope… Read more The Games We Played (part two)
Category: Community History & Heritage
History of The Gosforth Asda Site Part Two
In Come The Greyhounds Welcome to the second part of the history of Gosforth Asda Site. In part one David… Read more History of The Gosforth Asda Site Part Two
History of the Asda Site in Gosforth Part One
Join us as we share the history of the Asda site in Gosforth. Sports have played an active part in… Read more History of the Asda Site in Gosforth Part One
Gosforth Heritage Postcards
Gosforth Heritage Postcards offers you a chance to look back at the history of Gosforth through part of our postcard collection. Beautiful pictures of bygone Gosforth and a brief history of postcard use!
Newcastle’s Forgotten Movie Star
Newcastle’s forgotten movie star charts the life of Kate/Kitty Johnson. The thrill of the hunt, the adventure, and the excitement of discovering your ancestors are just three reasons why we love ancestry. Many of you probably know a little bit about your parents and grandparents but when we start digging deep into the archives we can uncover some fascinating stories. The 1st March marks the beginning of Women’s History month and we have the perfect story to celebrate women’s history right here in Newcastle. Readers may be familiar with David Wardell’s local history posts? Well today we share more of his research, this time into the ancestry of his wife’s family.
What Is Heritage & Why Is It Important?
What is heritage and why is it important? Heritage projects can embrace cross-generational working providing an opportunity for people with different life experiences to work together.
Coxlodge Hall Gosforth
This post celebrates more Gosforth heritage with the story of Coxlodge Hall and the resident who was charged of an offence under the Food Hoarding Order of 1917.
Old Gosforth Fire Station
Discovering Heritage is a team of specialist historical researchers with expertise in local, residential and family history. Our signature products… Read more Old Gosforth Fire Station
Murder Mayhem and Gosforth
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.