Lionel Percy Tate.

Hopes rise for an end to war

As November 1918 opened, the local population had rising hopes of an end to the seemingly unremitting tragedy of the four years long war.

Thomas Grieves & Co.

Looking Back at Thomas Grieve

Thomas Grieve, one of the best known local tradesmen, was the senior partner in the firm of Messrs Thomas Grieve & Sons, ship furnishers, ironmongers etc., of Bedford Street and Clive Street.

Acc 15769 J P McArdle Wallsend Mayor

Looking Back at Mayor McArdle

The first Labour Party candidate to win a seat on Wallsend Council was Paul Joseph McArdle in 1923. He remained on the council until his death in 1960, aged 69.

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