The Caledonian Arms was open for 109 years until its closure in 1967. In the background is the cooling tower of the local power station. Photo; Ron Lawson JP.

Down to Deptford for these 16 reminders of old pubs

Do you know your Deptford pubs?

Saturday, 24th August 2019, 8:00 am
Updated Monday, 26th August 2019, 2:26 pm

Historian Ron Lawson certainly does and he shared his knowledge with the Sunderland Echo in his latest spotlight on the hostelries of Wearside.

These photos are amongst his 10,500 pictures of pubs across Sunderland and Wearside.

The retired BT engineer and former JP is also one of the amazing team of knowledgeable people at the Sunderland Antiquarian Society which has a vast collection of memorabilia on the city’s history.

Take a look at these 19 scenes as an example of his superb collection.

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