Diebald's Field

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Wilfred Brennan and Margaret Rooney met at a picnic in Diebald's Field, Jarrow. We have no way of knowing whether this photograph is of that party, or even the same field, but it dates from the period and captures the carefree atmosphere of the times

Picnic in Diebald's Field

left to right: Mary Ann Rooney, Wilfred Brennan, Hugh Cunningham, Janet Rooney, Thomas Larkin, Jack Joyce, Edmund McPeake