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In North East England:

  • 18th June 1835: 102 men and boys killed in an explosion at Wallsend Colliery.
  • 2nd July 1835: Haswell Colliery opened; the first colliery with a steel cable down its mine shaft.
  • 24th October 1835; the Grainger Market in Newcastle was opened to the public for the first time.
  • 1835; Neville Street in Newcastle was built to connect Collingwood Street with Scotswood Road.
  • 1835: coal production began at Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland.
  • 1835: opening of Urpeth Colliery in County Durham.
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Gateshead viewed from Newcastle, ca 1835

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006337:The Tyne at Walker Quay 1835

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Grainger Market
- Overview About the Granger Market Map Street View The Grainger Market was opened on the 24th October 1835, and was originally divided into a butchers’ market and separate vegetable market. ...
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Tyne and Wear HER(4091): Newcastle, Victoria Tunnel
- "This was an underground railway built for Porter and Latimer (by William Gilhespie, local engineer) from Spital Tongues Colliery to the Tyne near Glasshouse Bridge. The lease for mining was ...

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St. Andrew's Church : Bolam Parish Church of Heighington : Built 1835
- Photograph by Hugh Mortime published under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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048785:Grainger Market was opened in 1835 and was designed and built by John Dobson and Richard Grainger.

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  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Haswell Colliery (1835-1896)
- Haswell Colliery, located between Haswell and Haswell Plough, first began producing coal on 2nd July 1835. It was reputably the first colliery in the world with a steel cable down ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Church of St. Andrew, Bolam, County Durham
- Overview Map Street View St Andrew's is the parish chuch of Bolam, County Durham. It was built in 1835 and is a Grade II listed building.
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Wallsend Colliery (1778 - 1935)
- Wallsend Colliery consisted of 7 pits and was active between 1778 and 1935. The high main coal seam was nearly six feet thick and the term "Wallsend coal" was at ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
West Lodge and Gateway, Chillingham
- Overview Map Street View Lodge, dated 1835, and gateway to Chillingham Castle, by Edward Blore for the Earl of Tankerville. A Geade II listed building.
  from Pat Thomson (Co-Curate Page)
Wylam Station
- Overview About Wylam Station Map Street View Wylam Station was built in 1835 for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. It is one of the earliest stations in the world still ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Wearmouth Colliery (1835-1993)
- Overview About Wearmouth Colliery Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland was sunk from 1826-1834 and at the time it began producing coal in 1835 it was the deepest mine in the world ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
Windlestone Hall
- Overview About Windlestone Hall Map There has been a house on the site since the 16th century. The present Windlestone Hall was built c.1835 by Ignatius Bonomi for Sir Robert ...
  from Simon Cotterill (Co-Curate Page)
The Grey Horse, Shildon


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