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Finding out who lived 'here' at a given time?

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Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 26 Jan 2013 12:13

7828@greeneking.co.uk. Presumably the brewery that owns it and you can contact them for info. I guess they mean that to be current information but they may be able to pass you to another department in the Greene King organisation who can help you.

Wendy

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 26 Jan 2013 11:12

Maureen I love a challenge..

Kelly's Trade Directory for Newcastle 1914

The Jingling Gate. Mrs J Davidson, West Whorlton, Newcastle.

Another Internet site said that the Jingling Gate was once considered to be in Whorlton as it was on the border with Westerhope.


Too early I know but have you got a name in mind Michael, it just may have been passed down through the family at some point. :-)

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 26 Jan 2013 10:53

Just had to come back to thread to see if any results......good

call Wendy,someone on rootsweb with family connections :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 26 Jan 2013 10:27

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NORTHUMBRIA/2000-11/0973236235

Someone else is also researching the Jingling Gate

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 26 Jan 2013 00:21

Here's a good link for you Michael,hope it helps..
...think it became Jingling Gate pub in 1938...not sure if it's still standing,but I remember going for a meal there in the seventies.

..btw Gingling Gate was it's original spelling when it was a smithy.

http://www.tomorrows-history.com/public_item.php?collection=84&item=11408&flag=C

Mau

edit; just checked for you and yes pub appears to be still there :-)

jax

jax Report 25 Jan 2013 23:50

Hi Michael

What do you mean by "Who was the blacksmith" ?

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 25 Jan 2013 23:38


You could try phoning the pub (I think you'll find it's the Jingling Gate) and see if the current landlord knows anything of its history. Or the landlord may know a pub regular who is a local historian, there's usually someone in the locality who knows all sorts of stuff.

You could try googling, it's surprising what comes up, there's a nice old photo of it here for example -.
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/multimedia/history-and-nostalgia/2012/06/07/old-pictures-of-newbiggin-hall-and-westerhope-down-the-years-72703-31133940/

Michael

Michael Report 25 Jan 2013 23:24

Can anyone tell me how I can findout who was the blacksmith at the Gingling Gate public house Westerhope around 1930s to 1940s? :-S