‘Boys and girls’ from South Tyneside’s past

Captain of South Shields Golf Club Ladies, Avril Emslie, with competitors in the Ladies Spring Meeting held at South Shields course. in   May 1984.
Captain of South Shields Golf Club Ladies, Avril Emslie, with competitors in the Ladies Spring Meeting held at South Shields course. in May 1984.

We start this latest selection of photos from the archive, with a picture (to the right) of a golfing scene.

Taken in May 1984, it shows the captain of South Shields Golf Club Ladies, Avril Emslie, with competitors in the Ladies Spring Meeting, held at the South Shields course.

Children from St Peter and Paul's School at Tyne Dock pictured at South Shields Roman Fort in  June 1987.

Children from St Peter and Paul's School at Tyne Dock pictured at South Shields Roman Fort in June 1987.

The middle photo, from February 1984, features members of the South Shields Girls Nautical Training Corps, with commanding officer Kay Atkinson.

At the bottom, an artist’s impression, drawn in October 1970, of the “new” Boy Meets Girl boutique that was due to be opened in King Street.

Finally, directly below, are children from St Peter and Paul’s School, Tyne Dock, during a visit to South Shields Roman Fort in June 1987.

The Girls Nautical Training Corps with commanding officer Kay Atkinson in  February 1984 .

The Girls Nautical Training Corps with commanding officer Kay Atkinson in February 1984 .

An artist's impression of the  Boys Meets Girl store in  King Street from  October 1970.

An artist's impression of the Boys Meets Girl store in King Street from October 1970.