Booklist > South Tyneside | HEATHER'S HISTORICAL SOCIETY<link rel="stylesheet" href="../hhs-main.css" media="screen"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="../hhs1.css" media="screen"> </head> <body background="#FFFFFF"> <button onclick="topFunction()" id="myBtn" title="Go to top">TOP</button> <script> //Get the button var mybutton = document.getElementById("myBtn"); // When the user scrolls down 20px from the top of the document, show the button window.onscroll = function() {scrollFunction()}; function scrollFunction() { if (document.body.scrollTop > 20 || document.documentElement.scrollTop > 20) { = "block"; } else { = "none"; } } // When the user clicks on the button, scroll to the top of the document function topFunction() { document.body.scrollTop = 0; document.documentElement.scrollTop = 0; } </script> <div class="hhs-home"><img src="../hhsimages/HHS_2021-small_logo.gif" width="150" height="150" class="logo"/></div> <div class="content"> <!-- ShareThis BEGIN --> <div class="sharethis-inline-share-buttons"></div> <!-- ShareThis END --> <div class="space1"></div> <img src="../hhsimages/SS-Skyline.jpg" width="50%" data-image-height="73" align="center"> <div id="navbar"> <a href="../index.html" target="_parent">HOME</a> <a href="../about-me.htm" target="_parent">ABOUT ME</a> <a href="../archive" target="_parent">ARCHIVE</a> <a class="active" href="index.html" target="_parent">BOOK LIST</a> <a href="../posts" target="_parent">POSTS</a> <a href="../contact-us.htm" target="_parent">CONTACT US</a> </div> <div class="hhs-booklist" align="center"><span class="header-title">SOUTH TYNESIDE</span></div> <div class="space"></div> <div class="content-box"> <div class="txt2">UPDATED: 25 OCTOBER 2020</div> <div class="space"></div> <div align="left"><img src="SS-Postcard.jpg" width="150" height="250"> <img src="SS-Ages.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">South Shields the Postcard Collection Paperback (2014)<br>South Shields Through the Ages Paperback (2015)</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">I wrote the forewords for both of these recommended books by local historian and librarian, Caroline Barnsley</p> <hr color="black"> <div align="left"><img src="The History of South Shields.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">The History of South Shields by George B Hodgson: 1 Jan. 1924</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">I used this as a teaching resource 50 years ago. It is a more compact version of the original book</p> <hr color="black"> <div align="left"><img src="Borough.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">The Borough of South Shields by George B Hodgson: 1903 (Original version).</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">A very thorough coverage of the history of the borough to the end of the Victorian Age.</p> <hr color="black"> <div align="left"><img src="Harton.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">Harton Village 1900 Ă¢€“ 13 Aug 2017-by Jean Stokes</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">The account of the ravages of the plague of 1665, ''Great fears of the Sicknesses here in the City'' has parallels to the tragic circumstances of today at the heart of the Coronavirus-19. I recalled Claire TomalinĂ¢€™s biography of Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) the great diarist in my writing about William Young.</p> <hr color="black"> <div align="left"><img src="Kirkpatrick.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">John Simpson Kirkpatrick: The Untold Story of the Gallipoli Hero's Early Life by Jim Mulholland (1 Feb. 2015)</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">It was at school that I first learned of South Shields Local Hero 'The Man with the Donkey' as my school-house was named after him. The book is a first-rate in-depth biography of the man who is commemorated each anniversary of Gallipoli in Australia for his extreme bravery. </p> <hr color="black"> <div align="left"><img src="Chill.jpg" width="150" height="250"></div> <p class="txt">A Chill Wind Off The Tyne: Tales of old South Shields Paperback by John Orton (9 August 2018)</p> <p align="justify" class="txt">Alex, my son bought this book as a surprise Christmas Present. It is an enthralling insight into life in riverside South Shields enhanced by the dialect in which it is partly written and the knowledge of the area.</p> <div class="space"></div> <DIV><iframe src="../hhsfooter.htm" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="250" name=FRAME1 scrolling=no align="center"></iframe></DIV> </div> </body> </html>