1947


< 1946 | 1947 | 1948 >

In Northern England:

  • 1st January 1947; nationalisation of the coal industry took effect - the NCB took over 958 collieries.
  • 19th April 1947; Newton Aycliffe was established under the New Towns Act of 1946.

More events: 1947 Timeline

from Newcastle University (youtube)
The World We Saw (1947)

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Beamish (flickr)
Durham Miners Gala, July 1947

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Beamish (flickr)
Weightlifter Fred Pursers, Murton Colliery - 1947

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
041417:Trams Neville Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1947

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
046924:Windsor Crescent Westerhope covered in snow Unknown 1947.

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
037102:Overturned bus Redheugh Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1947

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
048945:Jesmond Dene Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1947

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Beamish (flickr)
Durham Big Meeting / Miner's Gala (Archive)

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from TWAM (flickr)
HMS Albion

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from TWAM (flickr)
Vogue Display at Bainbridges

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from TWAM (flickr)
Peggy Ann, Bainbridges - Newcastle

Pinned by Co-Curate Team
from Newcastle University (youtube)
Scottish Express Crashes (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle University (youtube)
Durham Miners Gala (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle University (youtube)
Elizabeth Lays Foundation Stone (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle University (youtube)
Preys V Thompson - Boxing (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle University (youtube)
Minesweepers (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Youtube (youtube)
Princess Elizabeth In Durham (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Youtube (youtube)
Princess Elizabeth In Durham (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Youtube (youtube)
Drive For Coal - Government Chiefs Visit Durham Miners (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Youtube (youtube)
Training Nurses (1947)

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Flickr (flickr)
1947

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
055546:A snowy scene Unknown 1947?

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from Newcastle libraries (flickr)
042934:Sand/Salt car 310 fitted with a snow plough Byker Depot Byker Unknown c.1947

Pinned by Simon Cotterill
from https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
National Coal Board logo
- NCB logo c/o Wikimedia Commons. "This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright. It is believed that the use of low-resolution images ...

Added by
Simon Cotterill
from Flickr (flickr)
DOCKRAY5

Pinned by Pat Thomson

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.

ABOUT US

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.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES