File:Welcoming Basque children to Newcastle upon Tyne (28966554176).jpg

From Wikimedia Commons
Jump to: navigation, search
Original file(1,000 × 726 pixels, file size: 259 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)


English: View of John Grantham, Lord Mayor of Newcastle welcoming Basque children escaping from the Spanish Civil War, 29 June 1937 (TWAM ref. DF.GRA/5/3).

These images belong to a series of albums documenting John Grantham’s service to the City of Newcastle upon Tyne as its Sheriff 1924-1925 and its Lord Mayor 1936-1937. John Grantham was born in Blyth in 1877 and became a cinema proprietor in Newcastle. He was elected to the City Council in 1912 and became an alderman in 1932. The albums give us an interesting insight into the duties of Lord Mayor and Sheriff as well as a fascinating picture of the times.
2016 is the 800th anniversary of the creation of Newcastle's Mayoralty and Burgesses.

(Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email
Author Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
(Reusing this file)

At the time of upload, the image license was automatically confirmed using the Flickr API. For more information see Flickr API detail.

Flickr sets
  • Serving the City
Flickr pools
  • B&W
  • All People
  • Nice pictures
  • Children of The World
  • Sign of the Times (All Types of Signs)
Flickr tags
  • John Grantham
  • Lord Mayor
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1930s
  • North East England
  • Tyneside
  • Basque
  • Spanish Civil War
  • refugees
  • children
  • Spain
  • social history
  • black and white photograph
  • serving
  • duty
  • Serving the City
  • greeting
  • welcoming
  • Newcastle
  • North East of England
  • United Kingdom
  • signage
  • board
  • letters
  • frame
  • wall
  • interior
  • room
  • sanctuary
  • 29 June 1937
  • City of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Sheriff
  • 1924-1925
  • 1936-1937
  • Blyth
  • 1877
  • cinema proprietor
  • City Council
  • 1912
  • alderman
  • 1932
  • 800th anniversary
  • foundation
  • Newcastle's
  • Mayoralty
  • Burgesses
  • Newcastle's Mayoralty and Burgesses
  • gathering
  • people
  • hat
  • window
  • glass
  • illustration
  • glasses
  • standing
  • adults
  • women
  • men
  • boys
  • coat
  • button
  • crease
  • fascinating
  • unusual
  • interesting
  • darkness
  • boxes
  • shadow
  • ground
  • sock
  • shoe
  • tag
  • string
  • attentive
  • distracted


This image was taken from Flickr's The Commons. The uploading organization may have various reasons for determining that no known copyright restrictions exist, such as:
  1. The copyright is in the public domain because it has expired;
  2. The copyright was injected into the public domain for other reasons, such as failure to adhere to required formalities or conditions;
  3. The institution owns the copyright but is not interested in exercising control; or
  4. The institution has legal rights sufficient to authorize others to use the work without restrictions.

More information can be found at

Please add additional copyright tags to this image if more specific information about copyright status can be determined. See Commons:Licensing for more information.

Checked copyright icon.svg This image was originally posted to Flickr by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums at It was reviewed on by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the No known copyright restrictions.

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

current17:38, 15 November 2016Thumbnail for version as of 17:38, 15 November 20161,000 × 726 (259 KB) (talk | contribs)Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Set 72157670398692635, ID 28966554176, Original title Welcoming Basque children to Newcastle upon Tyne
  • You cannot overwrite this file.

There are no pages that link to this file.