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On this Day in 1833

Isabella Thompson age 101, 1833

"1833 (October 7.) Died at Percy Main, aged 101 and five months, Isabella, widow of Mr. John Thompson, horse-keeper, at Percy Main colliery. She was a native of Tanfield." Remarkable to live that long at that time.

From: T Fordyce, J. Sykes. Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events which have occurred in Northumberland and Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Berwick-upon-Tweed..., published 1867

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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

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