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Cumbria (General)
Settlements About Cumbria Timeline Schools Civil Parishes Lakes Rivers A-Z Settlements in Cumbria A AbbeytownAckenthwaiteAglionbyAikton AinstableAldinghamAllithwaiteAllonbyAlstonAmblesideAnnasideAnthornAppleby-in-WestmorlandApplethwaiteArkleby ArlecdonArmathwaiteArnsideArrad FootArthuretAsby (Copeland) Askham (Eden)Askam-in-FurnessAspatriaAyside B BackbarrowBaileyBaldwinholmeBamptonBampton GrangeBarbonBardseaBarrow-in-FurnessBassenthwaiteBeaumontBeck FootBeckfootBeethamBewcastleBiggar Village (Walney Island) BiglandsBigriggBirkby (Maryport)Birkby (Muncaster)Birkrigg ...
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Northumberland (Location)
Settlements Civil Parishes Alnwick Amble Ashington Bedlington Berwick-upon-Tweed Blyth Cramlington Hexham Morpeth Prudhoe A  AbberwickAbbeylandsAcklingtonAcklington ParkAcombAdderstoneAkeld AllendaleAllenheadsAlnhamAlnmouthAlnwick AlwintonAmbleAncroftAncroft NorthmoorAnickAnick Grange Apperley DeneAshholmeAshingtonAydonAyle B  Bamburgh Bardon MillBarleyhillBarrasfordBarrowburnBassingtonBates CottagesBaybridgeBeadnell BealBearlBeanley Bearsbridge Bebeside ...
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County Durham (Location)
Settlements History Civil Parishes Barnard Castle Bishop Auckland Chester-le-Street Consett Darlington Durham (city) Newton Aycliffe Peterlee Shildon Spennymoor Settlements in County Durham: A AislabyAllensfordAlum Waters Annfield PlainArchdeacon Newton Auckland ParkAukside ...
Modified by Simon Cotterill 3 months ago
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Parts of Lancashire now in Cumbria (General)
Incomplete! This page is under construction. The information below (with links to further information) are from the gazetteer: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate ...
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Parts of Yorkshire now in County Durham, Cumbria, and Tees Valley (General)
This page is under construction and incomplete. Startforth Rural District (formed in 1894) was part of the North Riding of Yorkshire and included parts of what had been the Wapentake of Gilling ...
Modified by Simon Cotterill 9 months ago
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Tees Valley (Location)
Billingham Guisborough Hartlepool Kirkleatham Linthorpe Middlesbrough Redcar Saltburn by the Sea Stockton-on-Tees Yarm Borough of Darlington Archdeacon Newton, Barmpton, Beaumont Hill, Bishopton, Blackwell, Brafferton, Coatham Mundeville, Darlington, Denton, Great Burdon, Great Stainton, Haughton-le-Skerne, Heighington, High Coniscliffe, Houghton Bank, Houghton-le-Side, Hurworth-on-Tees, Hurworth ...
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Tyne and Wear (Location)
Gateshead Newcastle upon Tyne North Tyneside South Tyneside Sunderland Whickham Scotswood Tynemouth Jarrow Roker A Annitsford,  Ashbrooke,  Arthurs Hill B Backworth,  Barlow,  Bensham,  Benton,  Benwell,  Bill Quay,  Birtley,  Bishopwearmouth,  Blackhall ...
Modified by Peter Smith 1 year ago
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All Topics (General)
The bulk of the content on this site is organised by place. Over 1,500 villages, towns, cities and areas are listed in: County Durham    Northumberland    Tees Valley    ...
Modified by Simon Cotterill 1 year, 1 month ago
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Newcastle City Centre (Location)
These pages relate to the city centre of Newcastle upon Tyne - it's streets, buildings, history etc. Much of the information is organised by Streets (and the historic buildings on ...
Modified by Simon Cotterill 1 year, 6 months ago
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War Memorial, Hayton (Carlisle) Added to Hayton (Carlisle) - 2 hours ago
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Rosa Street Primary School, Spennymoor Added to Spennymoor - 1 week, 1 day ago
Tudhoe Colliery Disaster Memorial Added to Tudhoe - 1 week, 2 days ago
War Memorial, Southwick Added to Southwick - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Southwick at War Added to Southwick - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Church of St Paul, Alnwick Added to Alnwick - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Latest comments
Peter Smith - In Medieval times, Christians making a pilgrimage to Saint James' shrine often wore a scallop shell. The parish magazine for St James' Church is named 'Scallop Shell'. Added to Shilbottle, St James - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for that John - description now changed to remove the statement that the ruins of the windmill were demolished in 1967, when the roundabout was extended. The article was a secondary source, ... Added to Billy Mill - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for identifying this John - have tagged it, so that it now appears on the page about the Billy Mill roundabout Added to 001829:Windmill North Shields c.1900 - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
John Walley - Billy Mill Roundabout. See HER 740 Added to 001829:Windmill North Shields c.1900 - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
John Walley - Local history research and old maps do not show the mill location being at the Billy Mill Roundabout, the mill site is to the north west of the end of the A1058 Coast Road. HER 740 shows the sam... Added to Billy Mill - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Great photo Rory! Added to Spheres, Newcastle - 1 month ago
Clare Cantwell - Belsay School, built in 1870, replaced the old school house of the 1830s. This council school was purpose-built to accommodate 150 pupils; this must have been a very cramped situation for the pupil... Added to Belsay School - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Sean Fleming - Hi Simon! These photos are fantastic. This is where my mother (born 1924) and her family lived – not perhaps this exact house, but Buckingham Street, Oystershell Lane, and Bath Lane were all places... Added to 034971:Buckingham Street/Oystershell Lane Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health c.1936 - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Sarah Smith - Sergeant Joe Bennison, b 1886 was second eldest of the four Bennison brothers, all pictured, to go to war with the 6th Battalion of the DLI. He and his older brother Ben (my great grandfather) had... Added to J Bennison - Consett - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - That's really interesting Nick - bet thats a great panting to have on your wall! I see Cozens was painting in the 18th century, but guessing the postcard is early 20th century. The best bet would b... Added to Cumbria Postcard - Coniston Water and The Old Man RS16495 - 3 months, 2 weeks ago


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