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 Highlander Hotel
Before the premises became a shop it was the Highlander Hotel, one of the many pubs that used to be on the Fish Quay.
Martin has 12 memories in the memorynet:
Martin's memories with a Work theme:
- The early days at Wight’s
- The business
- Changes at Wight’s
- The Fish Quay
- Wm Wight Ltd
- The Cabbage Patch
Martin's other memories: