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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 Cumbria will no longer be a local ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Latest comments
Dave Burke - Slight mistake here. The river at Warkworth is the Coquet. The Aln goes through Alnwick and Alnmouth. Added to River Aln - Warkworth, Northumberland - 1 week, 1 day ago
Malcolm Hardy - Harold Carling was my mother's father born in 1881. He died on his first day in action in the Battle of Loos in September 1915. Neither my late mother nor I have ever seen a photo of him. I am now ... Added to H Carling - 7th KOSB - West Hartlepool (Missing) - 1 month, 4 weeks ago
June Johnson - This cottage was definitely there when the line was in use, but it has been considerably extended since that time. The Johnson family lived there for many years with their seven children and the d... Added to Learchild Crossing Cottage - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
jeremy spurgeon - I cant believe it, GA Spurgeon is my grandad. Here i am in Scotland having lost him in 1972 and POW up he pops. You still live on in our memories Grandad RIP. Added to Nedderton at War - 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks Kevin - really interesting to hear about that tradition! Added to 029130:Wooden Dolly North Shields c.1900 - 3 months, 1 week ago
KEVIN SWITHENBANK - I remember as a very young kid standing waiting for bus next to the wooden dolly and two guys were carving their names on the dolly or so I thought, then me mam explained they were fishermen, and t... Added to 029130:Wooden Dolly North Shields c.1900 - 3 months, 1 week ago
- I'm guessing this photo was taken in 1967, a hot summer as can be seen by the lack of coats, after looking close;y at this photo I'm thinking that could be me, centre, between man wiping his brow a... Added to Acc 19646 - Marching to Treat from Emmerson Place via Shiremoor - 3 months, 1 week ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing the photos Lisa - a shame to see the damage to the lime kiln. Added to 04/07/19 - 3 months, 3 weeks ago
John Local - Correction 'great grandfather' Added to Elisabethville - 4 months, 2 weeks ago
John Local - Recently, doing some work on my family history, I came across a badly damaged newspaper cutting (no source, no date) of an obiturary for my great great grandfather Francis Knox. It mentions a conn... Added to Elisabethville - 4 months, 2 weeks ago


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