North Shields' famous Fish Quay and its story across 800 years

North Shields' famous Fish Quay and its story across 800 years

Kate Royall unearths some fabulous pictures of North Shields Fish Quay, and recalls its rich history

North Shields fish quay in 1910. Sail still outnumbers steam and the horse and cart reign supreme as the latest catch is awaited

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

North Shields fish quay in Sail still outnumbers steam and the horse and cart reign supreme as the latest catch is awaited

Four fisher lasses from North Sheilds – the women were often photographed with their knitting in their hands

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

After gutting all those herrings, they still had time for knitting 'despite the 'sair fingers'

Name: Susan Joice  Arrested for: Larceny  Arrested at: North Shields Police Station  Arrested on: 18th August 1903  Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-31-Susan Joice

Mugshots From The Early - Susan Joice was arrested for larceny at North Shields Police Station on August 1903

The Ballarat Hotel in North Shields, 1910  [40 years later, very familiar streets for me]

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

The Ballarat Hotel in North Shields, 1910 years later, very familiar streets for me]

North Shields: The Fish Quay and Low Lights taken from the High Lights, early 20th Century

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

North Shields: The Fish Quay and Low Lights taken from the High Lights, early Century

Early mug shots: James Dawson was arrested for indecent exposure at North Shields Police Station on June 9, 1902

Haunting Mugshots From The Early 1900s

Haunting Mugshots From The Early - James Dawson was arrested for indecent exposure (yup, definitely arrested for indecent exposure) at North Shields Police Station on June 1902

The mouth of the Tyne River, showing aerial shots of South Shields and North Shields, South Tyneside.

The mouth of the Tyne River, showing aerial shots of South Shields (part of South Tyneside) and Tynemouth/North Shields (part of North Tynside), with the North and South Piers.

North Shields memories: Herring boats at the Fish Quay around 1904

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

Criminal Women of North Shields Name: Mary A Butts Arrested for: Larceny Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 20th December 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-35-Mary A Butts These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons…

Criminal faces of North Shields - the women. These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref

Mugshots of Criminals from North Shields taken during First World War

35 mugshots of criminals during the First World War 35 mugshots of criminals during the First World War.

https://flic.kr/p/b6Js9V | Andrea Laudano | Name: Andrea Laudano Arrested for: Larceny Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 21st July 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-63-Andrea Laudano  These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1).  Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit ...

Name: Andrea Laudano Arrested for: Larceny Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: July 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: Laudano

The Celtic Star, Fresno Star and Trojan Star at Smith's Dock , 1933

North Shields memories: The Fish Quay, Smith's Dock, the old pubs, Stan Laurel and more

North Shields memories: The Celtic Star, Fresno Star and Trojan Star at Smith's Dock in 1933

https://flic.kr/p/tE8AjV | William Shaw | Name: William Shaw Arrested for: Frequenting Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 15 August 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-55-William Shaw  The Shields Daily Gazette for 8 August 1904 reports:  "REMANDED FOR INQUIRIES  At North Shields, George Williams (32), a pugilist, of Newcastle, and William Shaw (45), a cabinet maker, Newcastle, were charged with frequenting the Electric Tram Cars between North Shields and Whitl...

https://flic.kr/p/tE8AjV | William Shaw | Name: William Shaw Arrested for: Frequenting Arrested at: North Shields Police Station Arrested on: 15 August 1904 Tyne and Wear Archives ref: DX1388-1-55-William Shaw The Shields Daily Gazette for 8 August 1904 reports: "REMANDED FOR INQUIRIES At North Shields, George Williams (32), a pugilist, of Newcastle, and William Shaw (45), a cabinet maker, Newcastle, were charged with frequenting the Electric Tram Cars between North Shields and Whitl...

North Shields Fish Quay, 1890, by Edgar Lee

North Shields' famous Fish Quay and its story across 800 years

Kate Royall unearths some fabulous pictures of North Shields Fish Quay, and recalls its rich history

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