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In Northern England:

  • 21st August 1701: birth of George Bowes, a leading coal proprietor and Member of Parliament for County Durham. 
  • 1701: building of Keelman’s Hospital (alms house) on City Road in Newcastle was built in 1701.
1700s Keelman's Hospital George Bowes (1701-1760)
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The Keelman Hospital

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George Bowes (1701-1760)
- Overview About George Bowes Sir George Bowes was a coal proprietor and Member of Parliament. He was born on 21st August 1701 at the Bowes family estate at Streatlam Castle, …
Keelman's Hospital
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Keelman's Hospital
- Overview Map Street View Keelman&rsquo;s Hospital on City Road in Newcastle was built in 1701. It was built by the keelmen of Newcastle as an alms house for sick and …


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