To start with, the RED enclosed areas were not there in 1918...A = Jarrow Staiths, B = Simpsons Hostel, C = c.1940s housing, D = Ellison Arms, E = Allotments.
What is shown on Norman's photo and can still be seen on the photo below in the YELLOW enclosed areas are 5 = Alex Bakers Home (shown on 1912 map as the post Office) however, this can only be seen in the wider angled photo that Norman put up. 6 = THe Granary, 7 = Small house almost obscured by the crane block. 8 = Foster Blackets (White Lead).
The structures that cannot be seen in the photos below but clearly there in the 1918 photo I have placed roughly in the positions shown in the BLUE enclosures. It is in the eye of the beholder to accept or reject my theory. 1 = The floating wharf/jetty, 2 = The small group of buildings in the forground, 3 = the 'old' Ellisom Arms (yet to be demolished) and 4 = a fairly large structure which doesn't show on any maps that I have seen before. It is the one building that still puzzles me.
I think the two? buildings close to the jetty are the most intriguing because they are on the 1912 map and have never been discussed by us before...or have they? There was a thread some weeks back that talked about a lady who lived in a house that was right in front of a boat landing. I think Barry provided most of the information on that subject. Surely, area 2 would have been more likely than area 5. Whatever the case, I think we are looking at some of the oldest buildings in that area that might have been there in the last half of the 19th century.
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