Washington Lass Guest Book (Archived)

 

 

Name :   Heather Bodden nee Kershaw

Town/City/Country :   Wakefield UK

Email Address :   h.bodden@sky.com

Date :   03.06.2009

Comment :   Have just finished looking through your web page and others. Im writing an account of my life at ten years of age, in Washington, for my youngest grand daughters 10th birthday. Many thanks. Your page and the others I looked at have helped to boost an agin

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Name :   heather Jones

Town/City/Country :   Aberystwyth

Email Address :   hjj-@hotmail,co,uk

Date :   10/5/09

Comment :   Going to have another look at your web page. Am coming up to your part of the world soon. I used to live in Consett in from 1965 to 1968.

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Name :   BILL PEARSON

Town/City/Country :   BLYTH,NORTHUMBERLAND

Email Address :   pearson.william@sky.com

Date :   21/04/09

Comment :   Wonderful to recall childhood memories,even though I was a 1953 intake student.I remember Doc Telfords wedding to Brenda Burrows,Being mistaken for my namesake John Pearson(a terror)and receiving a caning from the Boss for something he did!Little pupil pr

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Name :   Matty Morris

Town/City/Country :   Washington,Tyne & Wear

Email Address :   matty.morris@fsmail.net

Date :   03/04/09

Comment :   Hi Audrey, Thanks for putting the Pirates of Penzance photos on your web site. If I get any more interesting ones Ill send them to you.

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Name :   kim

Town/City/Country :   montana usa

Email Address :   heartbeattc@yahoo.com

Date :   march 25 2009

Comment :   such a beautiful place.

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Name :   Jake Newton

Town/City/Country :   Washington

Email Address :   jaketardis@hotmail.co.uk

Date :   

Comment :   Grandad it is me jake your grandson i never new you knew about all this!

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Name :   john stowell

Town/City/Country :   washington

Email Address :   kellystephen@ntlworld.com

Date :   4.3.09

Comment :   

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Name :   Julie Beecham

Town/City/Country :   Kingscliff n.s.w. Australia

Email Address :   nanjul@tadaust.org

Date :   2 Feb 2009

Comment :   From a relative to the 3rd cousin to George Wessington(Washington), my family tree goes back to Malcom the 3rd of Scotland and this tree goes back to before 1141 and is over 800yrs old. My sister took the family back to the above king of Scotland and als

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Name :   Joseph Normand Grinnell

Town/City/Country :   Grand Isle, Maine, USA

Email Address :   JGrinnell@link2usa.com

Date :   Jan. 4, 2009

Comment :   You have an interesting website. I learned a lot. Joseph Normand Grinnell. Publisher/Editor of Le Journal du Maudit Gratteux. Village of Lille in the town of Grand Isle, Maine, United States.

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Name :   Alfred Smith

Town/City/Country :   windygates.leven.scotland.

Email Address :   alfwiliam@msn.com

Date :   18/12/08

Comment :   i lived the first 20 odd years of my life at 32 woodland terrace & 31 1/2 douglas terrace, then moved to scotland 1958.istill have family in washington along with a lot of good memories.

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Name :   Alfred Smith

Town/City/Country :   windygates.leven .scotland

Email Address :   alf@acerecovery.co.uk

Date :   12/12/08

Comment :   i was born 32 woodland terrace 1933 married & moved to flat tops 1955 flat 31&half.1958 moved to scotland i tried to send a photo of my two daughters & a friend outside the flat tops to matty morris,must be wrong email address.i,m not very good with compu

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Name :   Alfred Smith

Town/City/Country :   windygates leven scotland

Email Address :   alf@acerecovery.co.uk

Date :   9 december 08

Comment :   paul gordon was asking for imformation about the kenyons. well i went to school with jean kenyon about 1948/51.she lived in hollinhill rd along from gardeners club.i am 75 now.

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Name :   Bonnie Franklin

Town/City/Country :   Raleigh,NC USA

Email Address :   sigrid1@nc.rr.com

Date :   12/03/2008

Comment :   Thank You so much for your comprehensive study of the families whose paths converge at different points. I am a descendant of and in search of Peter Mallory who signed the Planters Oath of New Haven. There is so much conflicting information regard

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Name :   Ann Fletcher

Town/City/Country :   Essex, England.

Email Address :   janefassom@madasafish.com

Date :   01/10/08

Comment :   I was born in Penshaw but went to The Washington Glebe School, one of my best friends was Joan Telford who lived in Washington. I went to Washington allot during my school days as I loved Washington where the Cinema was and remember the ice cream and co

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Name :   taylor lord

Town/City/Country :   isle of jura

Email Address :   tlord@islehotmail.com

Date :   05/09/2008

Comment :   what wounderful site im visiting my old pal here in washington and it is wunderful.where i live is wunderfulk but nothing compaired to this wuunderfol place keep it going audrey

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Name :   Stephen Snary

Town/City/Country :   Washington

Email Address :   snary1982@hotmail.co.uk

Date :   27/08/08

Comment :   Hi does anyone remember the ice cream parlour in front street before fortes moved there? i have been told my family owned the ice cream parlour. I dont often check this site so could you please email me and let me know snary1982@hotmail.co.uk also if anyo

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Name :   David sanderson

Town/City/Country :   Sheffield UK

Email Address :   dave.sanderson0@talk21.com

Date :   6/8/2008

Comment :   I have not yet visited Washington but I am looking forward to seeing the grave cover of one of my ancesters.(Alexander de Biddick)

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Name :   Cole Ratchford Washington

Town/City/Country :   Virginia Beach, Virginia

Email Address :   cwash31@yahoo.com

Date :   5-14-08

Comment :   I am a real decendent of George (so my family tells me)My family comes from Clemson SC.I really liked your sites and hope to view more of them in the future.Keep up the great work!

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Name :   Dave

Town/City/Country :   Malvern

Email Address :   dave@be-uk.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Great Site, Also an original resident of Washington (Brady Square)Dad born in Washington Village and used to deliver the milk from horse & cart to the village. Used to get the horses shoed at the smithy. Claim to fame but dont know it it is true or no

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Name :   emma boyce

Town/City/Country :   sundrland

Email Address :   emmalunsum1@hotmail.co.uk

Web Page Address :   bryanferry22

Comment :   hi bryan i am your distance cusin i am pat ferry s grand daughter and i am 12 please email me

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Name :   alan dunkeld

Town/City/Country :   torrevieja spain

Email Address :   dunkyalan@hotmail.com

Web Page Address :   

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Name :   Kevin Dickinson

Town/City/Country :   Newcastle Upon Tyne

Email Address :   

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Excellent Web Site - lived in Washington for the first 30 years of my life until I left to get married in 1994. Now living in Hosforth amongst the Geordies! Parents, Gran and Sister still live in the Washington. Fond memories of the early days of the Ne

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Name :   hugh bundle

Town/City/Country :   ipswich

Email Address :   hbundle@hotmail.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   lived in washie for 3 months great site

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Name :   Susan Williams

Town/City/Country :   Roscoe, IL USA

Email Address :   mrsw67@hotmail.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   I grew up in Washington too, so I really enjoyed looking at your pages. I currently live in the USA, and I married a lad from Liverpool, but it was loverly to look at my hometown. Thankyou!

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Name :   gordon brown

Town/City/Country :   gosport hampshire

Email Address :   gordo11@tiscali.co.uk

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   I was born in Pattinson town in 1946 ,I attended the glebe school and then moved to Gosport in 1960 .M y Father Jack worked as a deputy in Washington f pit , my uncle Stewart Storey owned a pig farm in Springwell , my Grandfather George Phillips worked at

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Name :   Matty Morris

Town/City/Country :   Washington

Email Address :   matty.morris@fsmail,net

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Hi Audrey I tried to send you a link to view my collection of old Washington photos without success here it is again hope you enjoy!www.picasaweb.google.co.uk/mattym1221

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Name :   Paula Lanham

Town/City/Country :   Alburgh, Vermont, USA

Email Address :   paljtlkml@yahoo.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Your town of Washington looks like a nice place I would consider visiting some day. Not because it was named after our first president but because of the history.

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Name :   Kevin Ingleby

Town/City/Country :   Pretoria SA

Email Address :   kevini@nissan.co.za

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Lived in washington all my life, currently on a 2 year stay in SA, my grand parents lived on Spout Lane ( Dobson ) Great site, keep up the good work.

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Name :   Paul Gordon

Town/City/Country :   Perth, Australia

Email Address :   pgordon@global.net.au

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Great site, does anyone remember the Kenyons or Liddles? Jack Kenyon (My Grandad) worked at Washington pit, they lived in Manor Park. My mother has spotted a few names on the site which are familiar.

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Name :   joan

Town/City/Country :   alicante spain

Email Address :   inmylife27@hotmail.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Thanks for the great walk around the village .My mothers family lived in Washington from 1860-1890 and it was fscinating to see Spout Lane whre Timothy Hunt ,my mothers uncle ,used to live.The families were Hunts and Murrays God Bless Joanx

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Name :   Ronnie Barron

Town/City/Country :   Washington

Email Address :   raggydreg@blueyonder.co.uk

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   I wasnt one of the more academic intake of 1958. I remember your name but not your face. I have enjoyed browsing this site. Best regards Ronnie

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Name :   Paul Gordon

Town/City/Country :   Perth, Australia

Email Address :   pgordon@global.net.au

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   My mothers family are born and bred in Washington they are called Kenyon, I notice Danny Harper is in the old guest book. My mother remembers him and his family, Ive tried the email given, with no luck. If anyone remembers any of the Kenyons or Liddles Im

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Name :   Allan Scorer

Town/City/Country :   Bracknell, Berkshire

Email Address :   ahscorer@aol,com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Ee Audrey pet, you have been busy. My Grandma lived in 2 Roland Street and thats where I was born. Do you remember the excitement of getting to the footbridge jusat as a train was coming?

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Name :   Jim Kirby

Town/City/Country :   Washington

Email Address :   james@kirby1914.fsworld.co.uk

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Dear Audrey, Marvellous website. I tried to contact you by e-mail without success. Are you any relation, or do you know Eddie Fletcher, late of the Terraces who Iwas told emmigrated years ago?

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Name :   Angela Hawthorn

Town/City/Country :   Glasgow, Scotland

Email Address :   Haven't got one

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   A superb web page. A pleasure to visit. I was really taken with your photo of the ghost in "The Old Hall" section. A really incredible photo! Thanks for the memories.

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Name :   Mr.L.Farley

Town/City/Country :   Sunderland

Email Address :   farley.s@btinternet.com

Web Page Address :   http://www.barmstom.com

Comment :   Hello I enjoyed your website and found the bits infomation/history interesting. I intend to use it to provide local history for the children of Barmston Village Primary if thats ok with you? Many thanks. Len Farley ICT Coordinator Barmston Village Prim

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Name :   Andy Dennis

Town/City/Country :   Sunderland, U.K.

Email Address :   Ajdennis5@aol.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Congratulations Audrey. I can vividly remember going down Home Bank to school in the bus. Who are the kids with the snowman? Cheers, Andy

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Name :   Tim Norton

Town/City/Country :   Annapolis, Maryland

Email Address :   tjn20001@aol.com

Web Page Address :   

Comment :   Hi Audrey, Great site, I live here in the US just outside of Washington DC, and your walk around the village photos made me very homesick !,I grew up in the village and my mam and dad live on the JFK estate and my mam teaches at JFK school (formerly Gle

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