Parish Notes

Peace Celebrations 1919

Beamish Collection 5045

Beamish Collection 5047

Beamish Collection 79225

Peace Celebrations

Great Britain celebrated the signing of the Peace Treaty on Saturday July 19th 1919. After this many places in the following weeks also had Victory celebrations.

The first photograph shows a group of children at a Victory Tea (place unknown) in Hebburn on 19th August 1919.

The second photograph shows a group of women and children involved in the Victory Tea at Bede Buildings, Hebburn.

The third photograph is another street party at Hebburn.