North Shields fish quay in Sail still outnumbers steam and the horse and cart reign supreme as the latest catch is awaited
HMS Boscawen ordered by Royal Navy 11th May 1817,with hull laid down at Woolwich Dockyard England January 1826.Gun deck 187ft 4½in weighing in at 2212tons,served in Baltic during Russian War under & in late 1850’s on W African Coast disrupting slave trade,1874 renamed Training Ship 'Wellesley' & stationed on Tyne at North Shields.Unfortunately 'Wellesley' destroyed by fire on 11 March 1914 at North Shields England & school moved ashore becoming the Wellesley Nautical School.
Unbuilt North Shields and Tynemouth: Seven plans that never happened
Tynemouth Winter Garden as envisaged prior to construction in the 1870s. The shore-level pavilion, colonnade and promenade never materialised, (Author's collection), from The Plans That Never Happened - North Shields and Tynemouth
https://flic.kr/p/tE8AjV | William Shaw | Name: William Shaw Arrested for: Frequenting Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 15 August 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-55-William Shaw The Shields Daily Gazette for 8 August 1904 reports: "REMANDED FOR INQUIRIES At North Shields, George Williams (32), a pugilist, of Newcastle, and William Shaw (45), a cabinet maker, Newcastle, were charged with frequenting the Electric Tram Cars between North Shields and Whitl...