South Shields

My Home town has a great history going back to the Roman occupation and is blessed with some of the most beautiful coastline in the country.
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John Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre), ANZAC War Hero - Born in South Shields

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name…

Shields, on the River Tyne - JMW Turner 1823

Joseph Mallord William Turner Shields, on the River Tyne painting, oil on canvas & frame; Joseph Mallord William Turner Shields, on the River Tyne is shipped worldwide, 60 days money back guarantee.

Shields, on the River Tyne, engraved by C.Turner

The original engraving for keelmen hauling coals was done by Charles Turner. It is held by the British Museum.

Stan Mortensen, England Footballer - Born in South Shields

Stan Mortensen Blackpool and England. Made 317 league appearances, scoring 197 goals.

Joe McElderry, Singer - Born in South Shields

Joe McElderry, Singer - Born in South Shields

Ridley Scott, Director - Born in South Shields

Sir Ridley Scott - too many great movies to name - The Duelists, Gladiator, Alien, Blackhawk Down.

Frenchman's Bay, South Shields by Charles George Jefferson

Featuring over oil paintings by some artists.

Henry Howey Robson VC - Born in South Shields

Henry Howey Robson VC - Born in South Shields

Sir William Fox, Premier of New Zealand - Born in South Shields

Sir William Fox, Premier of New Zealand - Born in South Shields


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