John belongs to: Merchants and Traders
John was born in North Shields. His father was a fish merchant and his mother ran a second hand shop. When he left school John followed his father into working on North Shields Fish Quay. He has worked there as a fish merchant since 1957.
John was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 6 March 2005. The interview took place at Discovery Museum and lasted 49 minutes and 43 seconds.
Buskers laying out fish
Buskers laying out fish on North Shields Fish Quay for the market. The trailers were called bogeys and the vehicle was called a popper.
John has 16 memories in the memorynet:
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