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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 …
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Cumbria (General)
Settlements About Cumbria Timeline Schools Civil Parishes Lakes Rivers Note: This page relates to the ceremonial county of Cumbria. From 1st April 2023 two new unitary authorities ('Cumberland' and 'Westmorland …
Modified by Edmund Anon 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Northumberland (Location)
Settlements Civil Parishes Alnwick Amble Ashington Bedlington Berwick-upon-Tweed Blyth Cramlington Hexham Morpeth Prudhoe Settlements: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P …
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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 …
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Newcastle City Centre (Location)
This section of Co-Curate includes hundreds of pages relating to the city centre of Newcastle upon Tyne - it's streets, buildings, history etc. Historic Buildings Bridges Castle & Black Gate …
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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, Elstob, Great Burdon, Great Stainton, Haughton-le-Skerne, Heighington, High Coniscliffe, Houghton Bank, Houghton-le-Side, Hurworth-on-Tees, Hurworth …
Modified by Simon Cotterill 1 year, 8 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 …
Modified by Simon Cotterill 2 years, 2 months ago
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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 2 years, 11 months 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 3 years, 4 months ago
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Alan Wilkie - Hi Simon, Could you please tell me your source for the entry above which states that Lewis Carroll sketched Alice Liddell's sister Frederika on Roker Beach. As far as I can discover Alice did not … Added to Lewis Carroll (1832 - 1898) - 1 month, 1 week ago
Ian Fairley - Does anyone have any records of accidents and fatalities at the North Walbottle Pit. My Grandfather and Uncles worked there for many years and one Uncle was killed while working down the mine. I wo… Added to North Walbottle Colliery (1892 - 1968) - 2 months, 2 weeks ago
David OBrien - This article states that Roberst Stephenson was born in 1863 and died in 1859 in the below paragraph. His date of birth was 16th … Added to Willington Quay, Historical Account, 1890 - 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Danny Dugan - F W Chater was washed ashore in Ballywalter Northern Ireland where he is buried in white church graveyard. Added to FW Chater (Chats) - Lost with the Bayano - Sunderland - 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Danny Dugan - F W Chater was washed ashore in Ballywalter Northern Ireland where he is buried in white church graveyard. Added to Chater, F. W. - Sunderland - lost - 22 Mar 1915 - 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Danny Dugan - F W Chater was washed ashore in Ballywalter Northern Ireland where he is buried in white church graveyard. Added to FW Chater - AB - Sunderland (Lost with the Bayane) - 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Roy Brittain - I have seen an “Illustrated Chronical” photograph of Pte Thomas Cook of the D.L.I., killed at The Battle of Loos in September 1915. Thomas Cook was my maternal grandfather. He was a coal miner in Lea… Added to Thomas Cook - 14th DLI - ?ingthorne (Killed) - 4 months ago
Christopher Goodwins - It was interesting to see Spartylea Vicarage where I was born, and the Church of St Peter in The Forest where I was Baptised in 1936 - as well as the school where my sisters started their education. … Added to About Co-Curate - 4 months ago
Moira Hooker - Thank you for posting this article. Really interesting to learn the history of the area. My great, great grandfather is the Henry Darling Butcher listed. According to census records the family were… Added to Backworth, 1855 - 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Geoff Horseman - Dunston 'B' power station did not replace Dunston 'A' by 1950. The Parsons 15 MW gas turbine generator was installed in the 'A' station around 1950, so the two stations continued to operate side by s… Added to Dunston Power Station - 5 months ago


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