Blaydon races procession through blaydoune 1962


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  • ss on March 4, 2015, 10:56 a.m.

    This picture represents the blaydon races through blaydon ,this was the 100th year it has been running for. my grandma,my uncle and great grandma is in the background.
    Q1, Why is this place special/unique to Tyneside? A1,its special cause it ran from Newcastle to blaydon and theirs a song about it.
    Q2, Witch ancestors lived there? A2, My grandparents and my parents passed away in blaydon.
    Q3, What was it like when you were my age? A3, It was different and there used to be a proper american ice cream shop it had a juke box.
    Q4, Has blaydon changed? A4, Blaydon has changed vastly, it has changed twice ,once in the 70s and once this year.

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