Cullercoats

Cullercoats started its industrial life as a coal and salt port but as these products declined the village transformed itself into a fashionable summer resort. It was also hailed as the best fishing port in the north of England. By 2011, only one fisherman was working out of the harbour.

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Cullercoats Crescent Club posters

I spotted these montages of photos in Cullercoats Crescent Club over the weekend. Many of these photos are on this site already, but it’s nice to see them together, plus there’s some interesting history written on the lifeboat men montage. Incidentally, the connections with the Crescent Club continue – the current club president (?) Tom […]

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Fisherman’s gansy jumper

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Child baiting the lines

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