038779:Lewis Priestman, Shotley Bridge Area, Evening Chronicle c.1930/31

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A photograph of the 'Venture' coach leaving Shotley Bridge omn one of it's regular trips to Blanchland. The Whip [driver] is Mr Lewis Priestman of Derwent Lodge, shotley Bridge, who owned and operated the coach three times a week in the season. Lewis Priestman was a colliery owner. the passengers had booked a seat or were invited friends of Mr Priestman. The guard, Will Payne, is standing on a step in his full livery, having just helped to put on the 'cock horses' for the stiff pull up to Mere Burn crossroads. The postillion riding near the cock horse is Matt Elliott. A school boy is walking by the side of the coach.Biography Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 038779
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4080640069/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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