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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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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 BackbarrowBaileyBamptonBampton GrangeBarbonBardseaBarrow-in-FurnessBassenthwaiteBeaumontBeck FootBeethamBewcastleBiggar 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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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 ...
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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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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 Peter Smith 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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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 6 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 6 months, 2 weeks 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 ...
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Jo Phelan - The lady in this picture is local artist Erika A. Buddin. She attended most Sundays for many years in the 1970's, often with her husband and children. I being the youngest of her 3 daughters was w... Added to Tor419, Armstrong Bridge, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 month, 1 week ago
Cally B - I wouldn’t call Cartington Parish “sparsely populated” given the fact it is extensive and is not just the “small village” mentioned. Cragside Estate is a part of the old Cartington Parish, with Car... Added to Cartington - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Pauline Stalley - This is my Great Grandfather and I have the original of this photo which is a full length photo. Added to George Eastwood - KOYLI - Blackhall Colliery (Died of wounds) - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Stewart, Thanks so much for sharing this great information about Sgt. Williams and also his son John. Have added to the page Added to J Williams - 6th DLI - Spennymoor (Wounded) - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Stewart Coupar - Hello, I believe this is a photograph of 1102, Sergeant John David Williams, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. His service records have not survived, but I do know he enlisted into th... Added to J Williams - 6th DLI - Spennymoor (Wounded) - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
michael dalton - I have two images of HRH The Queen Mother visiting the Retreat in Newburn in either 1967 or 1968 on the same day she officially opened Newburn Leisure Centre. I'd like to add them here and see if t... Added to 061078: Retirement bungalows, Newburn - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Peter Smith - "The first Chinese restaurant in Newcastle was the Marlborough Café on Scotswood Road which opened its doors in 1949 when the estimated Chinese population was about 30." (Steve Ellwood: https://twi... Added to 048842:Marlborough Cafe Newcastle upon Tyne c. 1950s - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
john milton - Worked at the yard in sth sheild a couple of times, sad to see it gone. Added to Brigham & Cowan, shipyard (1876-1982) - 2 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Caroline - thanks very much for pointing that out. A new page has been added for the Methodist Chapel and this photo added to it. You now have editing privlidges, so feel free to add/update! ht... Added to Millennium Yew Community Garden : Hamsterley - 2 months, 1 week ago
Caroline Clarke - The Millennium Yew Community Garden, Hamsterley is next to the METHODIST Chapel, NOT the Baptist Church. The other photos labelled Hamsterley Baptist Church are correct. They are on opposite sides... Added to Millennium Yew Community Garden : Hamsterley - 2 months, 1 week ago


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