Martin belongs to: Merchants and Traders
Martin grew up in Tynemouth. After the war his father established William Wight Ltd as a family business. The shop provided the fishing fleet with stores and provisions. Martin now manages the shop.
Martin was interviewed by Carl Greenwood on 15 February 2006. The interview took place at North Shields Fishermen's Mission and lasted 22 minutes and 30 seconds.
The Cabbage Patch
The Cabbage Patch was a storeroom inside Wight's, which was used as a drinking den by fishermen when the pubs were closed.
Martin has 12 memories in the memorynet:
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