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Peter Smith - "The tragic story of Joe the Quilter has taken a happier turn almost 200 years after his death. Joe the Quilter - elderly widower Joseph Hedley - was killed in his cottage on the outskirts of Wa...

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Simon Cotterill - Amazing aerial views of Codger Fort, great to see it from this perspective! thanks for sharing them.

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Simon Cotterill - Ostmen (coal traders) Seal c.1600. The old freemen were divided into several companies or fraternities, of which the Ostmen were one. Also, called Hostmen or Hoastmen - spelling was a lot more flu...

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Peter Smith - Swan House (now 55 Degrees North) in the Background.

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Isa henderson - My father was born there in 1923, his father was a shepherd there.

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Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Barbara.

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Barbara Okin - This is my grandfather who died in 1963 in Consett. He was married to Margaret Stobbs and had 6 children. 5 girls and one boy. Margaret died in 1940.

Added to Joseph Carruthers - 6th DLI - Consett (Wounded) - 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks very much for those comments Paul - I'll pass them on to Newcastle Libraries (the source of the photo and description). There was a caption for another photo of Gosforth High Street written ...

Added to 023228:High Street Gosforth?? c.1895 [See Comments] - 1 month, 1 week ago
Paul Snaith - I have to say ,that I honestly don't think that is gosforth high street, Everything about it is wrong, From the fields and trees in the far background, to the lamppost in the centre, which appea...

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Brian Thompson - Porte Cochere to Newcastle Central Railway Station. I am doing some research into my family history. I have been told that a certain Robert or Nicholas Reed was responsible for carting the stone f...

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