Millennium Memory Bank

Whickham, Gateshead

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:06:55

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C900/11130

  • Recording date

    1999/02/10

  • Recording locations

    Whickham, Gateshead, Northumberland: OS Grid Reference(420500,560500)

  • Producers

    BBC

  • Recordist

    Jones, Virtue (female, interviewer)

  • Speakers

    Pattison, Rosalind (b.1923/08/29, female, retired domestic worker)

  • Description

    Rosalind talks about childhood days out in the 1930s and recalls the annual Club trip. Swalwell (just to the north of Whickham) is a nearby town, Washingwell Woods an area of woodlands just to the southeast, Watergate a village to the northwest and Tynemouth a coastal town to the northeast.

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