Jarrow's past brought back to life with these 13 reminders of times gone by

New roads, a Royal visit and shopping scenes to cherish.

Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 4:45 pm
Nurses dressed up in old-style uniforms for a special party to celebrate the Primrose Hill Hospital's 100th birthday.  Remember this from 1988?
Nurses dressed up in old-style uniforms for a special party to celebrate the Primrose Hill Hospital's 100th birthday. Remember this from 1988?

We have got it all in these 13 reminders of times gone by in Jarrow.

They cover a huge span of time from the 1930 to the 1980s and show some scenes which will hopefully bring back happy memories.

But why not take a look for yourself and then tell us more.

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A German Band playing in Jarrow in June 1980. Does this bring back memories?
Parents were invited to share in the fun at the Simonside JMI School fun day - but who can remember which year this was?
Admiring the artwork as the Bede Gallery opens in Springfield Park, Jarrow, in 1970.
A photo showing the clearance of the site of the former St Johns Ambulance Brigade headquarters in Albert Road.
Jarrow Co-op in the picture in this shopping scene from 56 years ago.
Recognise any of the shops in this 1960 photo?
Jarrow High Street pictured in November 1956.
Children playing in the Edinburgh Road area of Jarrow on a new estate. Can anyone tell us the year of this undated photo?
The corner of Ormonde Street and Ferry Street in a photo which takes us back 68 years.
A scene showing the Liptons shop in Jarrow.
What a historic scene from 1936 as Jarrow hosts a royal visit by the Duke and Duchess of York.
What a crowd it was for the visit of the royal couple in 1936.
What would you like us to feature from Jarrow's past. Tell us more by emailing [email protected]