It is the natural characteristic of the High Street shops that they come and go. Communities grow and develop and demand different things. Situations change, and during times of change, we can sometimes find clues to our High Street heritage.
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.
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.
The first most comprehensive history of Gosforth was published in 1879, namely “A History of The Parish of Gosforth” by Richard Welford. Join us for a snapshot glimpse into the life of this remarkable man who lived on Gosforth High Street.
This photograph shows the G Sykes and Cook garage c1930s. The garage was one of a number of businesses that traded from the old tramway stables on Gosforth High Street. In this post we look at this building between the years of 1884 to 1973. The tramway stables was one of the longest buildings on Gosforth High Street running from Ivy Road almost to Woodbine Road.
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.
Discovering Heritage has researched the history of T Punshon Newsagent. First trading from Gosforth in 1918