Long time residents of Gosforth will recall a stationery shop on Gosforth High Street, Moods of Gosforth. As children, it was a treat to visit the shop and consider which of the books or stationery we might request for our next birthday or Christmas gift. These memories have prompted us to look at the history of this much-loved shop and its founder.
Following on from our article about Robert Falconer we’d like to share some tips about researching British Army WWI soldiers …
On September 1st 1943 the Morpeth Herald carried an article headed simply Gosforth Pilot. Here is his story.
Gosforth in Second World War. In this post we share the story of Trooper Frank Bell and Schoolboy Newton Shipley from Gosforth and the part they played in the second World War.