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Church of St Mary, Staindrop

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Bloemfontein, County Durham

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Harbottle Civil Parish

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Sharperton, Northumberland

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Backworth Hall

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Gates to Redworth Hall

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Redworth Hall

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Borough of Darlington

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Redworth, County Durham

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Houghton Bank, County Durham

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Simon Cotterill - I remember 'discovering' the Handyside Arcade when I first came to Newcastle as a student. It was like an Aladin's Cave, that seemed to go on forever. It was full of interesting unique small shops,...

Added to Handyside Arcade - 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - A somewhat Newcastle-centric potted history of the North of England! When Smiley wrote this Newcastle was part of the county of Northumberland. He is setting the scene for George Stephenson's biogr...

Added to Quick History of Newcastle and the North East - 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks - I've now tagged the photo to a page on St Dominic's: The photo draws your focus on to the interesting sculptor/undertaker's building in th...

Added to 003983:New Bridge Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1900 - 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Gifted Ape - St Dominic's Priory Church, looking toward The Tanners Arms

Added to 003983:New Bridge Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1900 - 4 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Caption for this image in the book: "The Venerable Bede dictating the last words of his translation of the Bible." (p111)

Added to Image from page 130 of "Our own English Bible : its translators and their work : the manuscript period" (1913) - 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks Jim - thats really interesting to see that roller skating was so popular back then, and that South Shields was leading the way with such an impressive rink! I was surprised to see that rolle...

Added to 029860:Ice Skating South Shields unknown c.1910 - 5 months ago
jim robertson - this was a roller skating rink not an ice rink with the largest maple wood floor in the country at the time

Added to 029860:Ice Skating South Shields unknown c.1910 - 5 months ago
Peter Smith - Did you know there was also a Seaham Colliery in Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia? The names clearly show the past links with migration from the North East of England.

Added to Seaham Colliery (1849-1988) - 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Peter Smith - Because it has been pedestrianised for so long, I can only just about remember when Northumberland Street was busy with cars, lorries and buses!

Added to 053227:Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, City Engineers, 1980 - 8 months, 1 week ago
Simon Cotterill - Maybe he is the same John Clayton! - worth doing some family research...

Added to Bessie Surtees' House - 8 months, 3 weeks ago


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