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1851 Durham Markets Company Act - Durham Indoor Market and other markets established.

-Durham Town Hall rebuilt.

Completion of Yarm Railway Viaduct.

 UK Census 1851  shows the population has reached 21 million. This Census was the first to include date of birth, occupations, and marital status. Great Exhibition 'Works of Industry of All Nations' in Crystal Palace opened by Queen Victoria on 1st May 1851
from Victoria Sage (flickr)
Gateshead and Newcastle Quayside, 1851

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Newcastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead, 1851

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Durham Indoor Markets
- "In May 1851 The Durham Markets Company Act was passed for establishing new Markets and Market Places in the City of Durham, for abolishing the Corn Tolls and for regulating ...
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Durham Town Hall
- Initially built in 1356 as&nbsp;Guild Hall, but&nbsp;much of this was rebuilt after the 1640 Scottish invastion. In 1851 the&nbsp;Victorian Main Hall was added along with completion of a new front ...
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Durham Markets Company
- Durham Markets Company has been operating markets in Durham City since 1851....

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Yarm Railway Viaduct
- The railway viaduct over the River Tees between the towns of Yarm and Egglescliffe&nbsp;was built for the Leeds Northern Railway between 1849 and 1851, and officially opened on the 15th ...
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Former School, Carrshield
- Overview Map Street View A former school for miners&rsquo; children was built in Carrshield in 1851, paid for by WB Beaumont. The boys school was in the right-hand building and ...
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Plan of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead from actual survey by Thomas Oliver, 1851

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Bede Tower, Sunderland
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Charles II Monument, Crosby Ravenswoth Fell


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