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Unknown Ages Collection

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A group of skinheads on 27th april 1970, from left to right, John Harmeston

A group of skinheads on 27th april 1970, from left to right, John Harmeston, William Allen, John dodds and Michael Colligan

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Workmen open up the road in Brandling Park, Jesmond, Newcastle

Workmen open up the road in Brandling Park, Jesmond, Newcastle, for the laying of new gas pipes prior to work starting on the new motorway on 24th January, 1972

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A group of skinheads walking through the bus station at Newcastle on 8th June 1972

A group of skinheads walking through the bus station at Newcastle on 8th June 1972. On the left is John Maughan

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A Viking long boat making its way up the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

A Viking long boat making its way up the river Tyne on 26th July 1980

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Shetland Isle 'Vikings'looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth

Shetland Isle "Vikings"looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth
Shetland Isle " Vikings" looking forward to a peaceful invasion of Tynemouth on 22nd July 1980. From left to right, Magnus Simpson, Jim Nicholson and Harry Jamieson

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Viking v Anglo Saxon - An unusual way to spend your weekend but the smile on the face of

Viking v Anglo Saxon - An unusual way to spend your weekend but the smile on the face of the Viking warrior shows hes enjoying himself on 26th August 1973 at the Viking battle re-enactment at South

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Viking Peter Towers captures a wench on a beach on 10th August 1973

Viking Peter Towers captures a wench on a beach on 10th August 1973. but its all for the sake of history, of course. And his intentions are strictly honourable

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The Scotswood Aggro Boys have organised a disco dance to help the handicapped

The Scotswood Aggro Boys have organised a disco dance to help the handicapped. Some of the boys who are organising the dance are, right to left, John Maughan, Ken Kay, George Potter

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Skinheads on the streets of Newcastle on 25th May 1991

Skinheads on the streets of Newcastle on 25th May 1991

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Five of Vickers female apprentices on a vickers Mark 3 Tank on 5th March 1992

Five of Vickers female apprentices on a vickers Mark 3 Tank on 5th March 1992 Pictured Caroline McNichol, Clare Lewis, Joanne Cambell, Lisa Robson and Joanne Duffy

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Traction engines and a tank having a tug of war at a Steam Rally on 10th June 1961

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June

Mr John Bainbridge and Mr Ian Thompson with their 1923 Fowler Steam Roller on 19th June 1989

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The North of England Steam Traction Engine Societys Steam Rally at Chester-le-Street

The North of England Steam Traction Engine Societys Steam Rally at Chester-le-Street on 12th July 1969. Engines getting steam up to be ready for the afternoon events

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Naturalist David Bellamy carries Neptune, alias Mr Phil Lodge out of the surf on the Blue

Naturalist David Bellamy carries Neptune, alias Mr Phil Lodge out of the surf on the Blue Flag beach at South Shields on 11th July 1990

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Conservationist David Bellamy (left) and Mayor of South Tyneside Councillor Bill Pargeter

Conservationist David Bellamy (left) and Mayor of South Tyneside Councillor Bill Pargeter (right) celebrate the Blue Flag award with Neptune, aka Phil Lodge, (centre) at South Shields on 11th July

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Newcastle barrow boys with their licences for legal trading in the city centre on 26th

Newcastle barrow boys with their licences for legal trading in the city centre on 26th October 1981. They were celebrating after a seven year battle with Newcastle City Council

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Actor Donald Sinden was presented with an enormous magnifiying glass by namesake David

Actor Donald Sinden was presented with an enormous magnifiying glass by namesake David Sinden, a master glass grinder on 20th March

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The portico of North Shields Railway Station on 22nd December 1956

The portico of North Shields Railway Station on 22nd December 1956, which is to get priority in British Railways reconstruction programme

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge

Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge, Haswell, County Durham, with one of the engines on 15th August 1971

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A Viking long boat arriving in Blyth Harbour on 22nd July 1980

A Viking long boat arriving in Blyth Harbour on 22nd July 1980

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A Viking long ship miakes it way up the river Tyne on 21st July 1980

A Viking long ship miakes it way up the river Tyne on 21st July 1980

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Vikings charging round Newcastle city centre on 17th March 1973

Vikings charging round Newcastle city centre on 17th March 1973

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A Viking about to deliver the final blow in a struggle with a Saxon at a Viking battle

A Viking about to deliver the final blow in a struggle with a Saxon at a Viking battle re-enactment at South Shields on 26th August 1973

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A medieval battle at St Marys Hospital, Stannington on 21st September 1970

A medieval battle at St Marys Hospital, Stannington on 21st September 1970. The Saxon King Alan Benche from Easington (left) gains victory over the Viking Chief David McGroarty during the battle

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Jim Nicholson (left) and Magnus Simpson, dressed in Viking costume arriving at Blyth

Jim Nicholson (left) and Magnus Simpson, dressed in Viking costume arriving at Blyth Harbour on 22nd July 1980

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Viking John Haswell invading England on 10th December 1972

Viking John Haswell invading England on 10th December 1972

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: All good wholesome violence at the South Shields Viking battle re-enactment by members of

All good wholesome violence at the South Shields Viking battle re-enactment by members of the History club. Here an Anglo Saxon is seen off by a Viking Raider on 26th August 1973

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Vikings at Lindisfarne Island on 17th June 1993. Vik Sigurd (Kevin Orchard

Vikings at Lindisfarne Island on 17th June 1993. Vik Sigurd (Kevin Orchard) The Viking (left) battles it out with an Anglo Saxon

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: a bit of action is all in the game. Members of the Norse Film Pageant Society

a bit of action is all in the game. Members of the Norse Film Pageant Society, who dress up and act like Vikings on 23td June 1984

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Dean Street Soup kitchen for the homeless on 21st February 1995

Dean Street Soup kitchen for the homeless on 21st February 1995. Thomas Curry at the soup kitchen

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Shadow Health and Social Services Secretary Michael Meacher (right

Shadow Health and Social Services Secretary Michael Meacher (right) with Labour candidate David Clelland at the soup kitchen in Newcastle on 25th November 1985

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Workmen painting the 30ft. rugby posts at the Northern Rugby Team ground on 2nd August

Workmen painting the 30ft. rugby posts at the Northern Rugby Team ground on 2nd August 1982 in readiness for the start of the new season

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: These veteran traction engines were waiting with steam up to race at the rally at Lambton

These veteran traction engines were waiting with steam up to race at the rally at Lambton Park, Chester-le-Street on 13th July 1957

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Andrew Fogon, left, and David Wright of the Walker Steam Project

Andrew Fogon, left, and David Wright of the Walker Steam Project, with a steam roller outside the Science Museum in Newcastle on 16th October 1989

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The men who are working on this wall, which is designed to prevent the sea eeating

The men who are working on this wall, which is designed to prevent the sea eeating further into Cullercoats cliffs, are having their progress controlled by the sea itself on 24th September 1962

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Sounds and smell of steam as the entrants prepare their traction engines for the grand

Sounds and smell of steam as the entrants prepare their traction engines for the grand paraged at the South Tyne Steam Rally on 11th June 1988

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A whiff of the atmosphere at Corbridge on 11th June 1988 at the annual Steam Traction

A whiff of the atmosphere at Corbridge on 11th June 1988 at the annual Steam Traction Engine Rally

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A silhouette of four demolition workers perched high above Newgate Street

A silhouette of four demolition workers perched high above Newgate Street, Newcastle on 9th November 1965

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The skeleton in the cupboard at 2 Manor Road, Tynemouth is a friend of the '

The skeleton in the cupboard at 2 Manor Road, Tynemouth is a friend of the " family" - now that the house has become a preliminary training school for nurses on 7th April 1952

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Skateboarding at the Lightfoot Stadium in Walker, on 26th February 1978

Skateboarding at the Lightfoot Stadium in Walker, on 26th February 1978

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: TV and pulpit - Homeless men find a haven with the Darlington Salvation Army Hostel

TV and pulpit - Homeless men find a haven with the Darlington Salvation Army Hostel on 2nd April 1989

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Doing their best to give a Christmas outlook on a rather dull

Doing their best to give a Christmas outlook on a rather dull and wel day for Carlisle shoppers. The Salvation Army of St Nicholas Temple play carols in Court Square on 12th December 1973

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: Day in, day out throughout the year, the Salvation Army spread a bit of cheer - but

Day in, day out throughout the year, the Salvation Army spread a bit of cheer - but its all the more important at Christmas

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: The hills are alive with the sound of... well not quite as Olive Lightley

The hills are alive with the sound of... well not quite as Olive Lightleys pained expression shows on 15th January 1980. Her brother-in-law Ian is a member of one of the saddest Sally Army bands

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A scene from one of the dining halls of the Salvation Army on 28th January 1958

A scene from one of the dining halls of the Salvation Army on 28th January 1958

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: All set for a marathon 'sing-in'are Brenda Banks

All set for a marathon "sing-in"are Brenda Banks
All set for a marathon " sing-in" are Brenda Banks, Ian Wilkinson and Norman Kennedy, of South Shields Salvation Army on 17th November 1972

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: A group of skinheads sitting on the steps of Thomson House, works entrance

A group of skinheads sitting on the steps of Thomson House, works entrance, Newcastle on 12th September 1970

Background imageUnknown Ages Collection: When you re as thin a Cyril the skeleton, you re bound to come in for some

When you re as thin a Cyril the skeleton, you re bound to come in for some ribbing. Its a bit tough, though when you re the star of the joint



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