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Lee Wyatt - This is my great grandfather. I've done a bit of research into my family history and believe it or not I still have what I believe is an original photograph of my great grandfather and his wife. ...

Added to Gretna Train Crash - A Wyatt, Pallion (injured) - 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Richard, Thanks for sharing this additional information. It is hard to imaging enduring such horrific conditions, let alone how James found the inner strength for such heroics. Interesting to...

Added to James Pringle Campbell - Royal Engineers - Amble - 2 months ago
Richard Shaw - This was the second DCM awarded to James Pringle. Although having been awarded two DCM's he never spoke to his family about the circumstances. The only comment he ever made to his son was that the ...

Added to James Pringle Campbell - Royal Engineers - Amble - 2 months ago
Gert - While excavating at Carchemish, Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) met Gertrude Bell.

Added to Painting of Lawrence of Arabia, 1919, by Augustus John (1878-1961) - 2 months, 1 week ago
Simon Cotterill - Yes, absolutely. The more people who use/contribute the better! Thanks for your interest.

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 3 months ago
Maz - That's brilliant Simon. You have taken my comment in the way which I intended and with good grace; so promptly too. May I continue to use your website please? It is fascinating.

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 3 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Will also feed that back to Sitelines & Historic England which mention it as the only surviving example. Perhaps there is a point of clarification regarding the type of hydrolic machinery. List ent...

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 3 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Maz, Thanks so much for your comment. Yes, you are absolutely right about the swing bridge. I've reworded the description to clarify that the Accumulator Tower is a surviving example on the R...

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 3 months ago
Maz - Simon - am I not right in saying its not the only hydraulic equipment on the Tyne, what about the Swing Bridge with hydraulics also invented by Armstrong? 'The hydraulic power still used to move th...

Added to Accumulator Tower, Albert Edward Dock - 3 months ago
Pat Thomson - The Bull Ring, North Shields

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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

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