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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 2 years, 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    …
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Latest comments
Val Hutchinson - The bandsman receiving the cup is my grandad Edward Patterson not K Pattison. He was known as Ned Could the name please be changed to the correct one. Added to Mr. K. Pattison receiving the Daily Herald Trophy at Belle Vue, Manchester in 1947, on behalf of Hetton Silver Prize Band. - 4 days, 18 hours ago
Rebecca Elliott - I have 2 photographs of nurses at Watergate Hospital in 1935 , the photos were the property of my mother who died in 1936 , can I upload these ? Rebecca Elliott Added to Copyright - 2 weeks ago
James Bryce - The gentleman on the right is Mr Kenneth Douglas, who was the Managing Director at Austin and Pickersgill's Southwick Shipyard in the 1956 to 1967. He then left and became Managing Director of Upper … Added to Preparing to launch 'Nicola' at the Southwick shipyard - 2 weeks ago
Colin Tombs - Unfortunately this image is of St. Thomas's Church, Stanhope. The church of St. Mary and St. Stephen in Wolsingham has a round clock. The clock of St. Thomas's Church in Stanhope has a diamond shape… Added to Church of St Thomas, Stanhope - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks very much for providing that interesting update Peter - description updated accordingly. Added to Former Police Station, Church Street, Wooler - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Peter Davies - The building is called The Old Court House which is what it was, as well as a police station. It is a private home and no longer a B&B. There are two cells with original doors, a prisoners' exercis… Added to Former Police Station, Church Street, Wooler - 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Terry Shawe - This is also my Great Uncle. Frederick Scott was born in Belfast on 7th. April 1894. His father, Robert Scott, was shown in the 1901 census as having been born in 'England' but we were not sure where… Added to Fred Scott - NF - Willington Quay (Died of wounds) - 1 month ago
Dennis Cavendish - I have a painting in my house here in Canada of “Miss Grey of Brainshaugh” painted by Mason Chamberlin probably dating from the late 1760’s or early 1770’s. It is a large painting of a formidable, bu… Added to Brainshaugh (House) - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hugo Justic - West moor pit was wear Lidel is now. They had to fill in the main shaft to build Lidel. The lake was formed by subsidance. We used to call it Macca's Pond because it was on the land of McWilliams … Added to West Moor - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Howard Clark - I have a personal photo which I took of St Michaels and All Angels Church, Ainstable in the early 1960's which shows the tower still standing. How do I upload this from my personal collection? Added to Church of St Michael and All Angels, Ainstable - 2 months, 3 weeks ago


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