An old age pensioner wearing his suit drinking alone and reading a newspaper, Sunday morning at Byker & St.Peters Working Men's Social Club Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear northern England 1973. Typically he is wearing his "Sunday best" clothes.<br />
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Mr William Surley. The badge that you see on his lapel is his committee badge, he dressed like that all the time. A remarkable man who went to the Somme aged 15, got sent home and went back when he reached 16. Info his grandson Ken Surley.
BYKER and ST PETER WORKING MENS CLUB NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE 1970's WORKING CLASS BRITAIN
An old age pensioner wearing his suit drinking alone and reading a newspaper, Sunday morning at Byker & St.Peters Working Men's Social Club Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear northern England 1973. Typically he is wearing his "Sunday best" clothes.

Mr William Surley. The badge that you see on his lapel is his committee badge, he dressed like that all the time. A remarkable man who went to the Somme aged 15, got sent home and went back when he reached 16. Info his grandson Ken Surley.

Filename: WORKING MENS CLUB 1970's BYKER & ST PETERS NEWCASTLE TYNE AND WEAR 007.jpg
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Date: 23 Aug 2006
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Credit: Homer Sykes
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  • 1970s
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  • working class
  • British Society
  • drinking
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