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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 …
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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 …
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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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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 3 years, 3 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    …
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Latest pages
Manor Chare, Newcastle Added to Streets - 18 hours ago
Clairville Stadium (demolished 2015) Added to Demolished - 1 day, 11 hours ago
Netherfields, Middlesbrough Added to Middlesbrough - 1 day, 12 hours ago
Bedlington Station at War Added to Bedlington Station - 1 day, 14 hours ago
Lanchester Methodist Church Added to Lanchester - 2 days, 1 hour ago
Oxford Chambers, Abbey Road Added to Abbey Road - 3 days, 18 hours ago
North Shields Transport Hub and Town Square Added to North Shields - 4 days, 17 hours ago
Hollinside Terrace Added to Hollinside, County Durham - 1 week ago
Hollinside, County Durham Added to County Durham - 1 week ago
Lanchester EP Primary School Added to Lanchester - 1 week ago
Latest comments
Maria Krause - Charles Edward Varcoe b: 1893 in Gateshead, Durham UK. Military Service 1916 in Iraq, Bombadier 74349, 20th Bty, 9th Bde, Royal Field. Wounded & died from Gangrene. Basra War Cemetery, Iraq. Added to Varcoe, C E - R.F.A - Newcastle - Killed - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Andrew Curtis - I think the correct reference of the Throckley Valve House in Historic England images is Added to Former Valve House, Throckley Filters - 2 months, 1 week ago
Andrew Curtis - This photo is of the Well House on the Throckley Aqueduct (pipeline) located west of Heddon on the Wall, near Blakeley Hill. The Valve House close to the… Added to Former Valve House, Throckley Filters - 2 months, 1 week ago
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) - 5 months 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) - 6 months, 1 week 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 - 6 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 - 7 months, 1 week 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 - 7 months, 1 week 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) - 7 months, 1 week 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) - 7 months, 3 weeks ago


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