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War Memorial, Warkworth

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Deaf Hill Primary School

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Armistice Centenary

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Signal Box, Askam Station

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Furness Brick Factory

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Askam Station

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Church of St Peter, Ireleth

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Ireleth

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Askam-in-Furness

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Spanish Flu (1918 - 1919)

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Cleator and Workington Junction Railway

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Lych Gate to St Michael's Church, Arlecdon

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Arlecdon Railway Station (1882 - 1938)

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1241

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Arlecdon & Frizington Civil Parish

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War Memorial, Arlecdon

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Sir Wilfrid Lawson (1829 - 1906)

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Sir Wilfrid Lawson Memorial, Aspatria

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Millom School

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Black Combe Junior School, Millom

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1644

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Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968)

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Church of St George, Millom

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War Memorial, Millom

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Former Congregational Church, Rothbury

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Memorial to The Redmen

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Egremont Town hall

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Poster: join the RAF under the bounty scheme

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Threepence reverse

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British half crown 1967 reverse

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British fifty pence coin reverse

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Reverse of the 1967 British halfpenny

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1969 raleigh chopper

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Latest 25 comments
Simon Cotterill - This is Callers furniture store in Newcastle, which also did festive displays.

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Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Jonathan. Hard to imagine the loss to your family at that time, and your Great Uncle making that sacrifice at just age 19.

Added to WW Parkinson - 8th DLI - Hamsteels Colliery (Missing) - 1 week, 2 days ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that Nathan - you must be really proud of your great Grandfather.

Added to Pte Alfred Stokes - 5th N.F. - Jarrow (wins D.C.M) - 1 week, 5 days 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 - 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 - 4 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 - 4 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Ridley Park Lodge s located at the Park View entrance to the park. It was built in the early 20th Century and provided accommodation for the Park Superintendent; thereafter it was let to members of...

Added to Ridley Park, Blyth - 7 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Maybe the chimney to the left of the picture was part of the Forth Banks Power Station?

Added to Forth Banks, Newcastle c1900 - 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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 - 1 year, 1 month 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 - 1 year, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks - I've now tagged the photo to a page on St Dominic's: https://co-curate.ncl.ac.uk/st-dominics-priory/ 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 - 1 year, 1 month 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) - 1 year, 2 months 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 - 1 year, 3 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Maybe he is the same John Clayton! - worth doing some family research...

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Simon Cotterill - The T&G Allan store in Whitley Bay closed in 2009, the store in Morpeth remains open. The company was originally established in 1858, in Newcastle on Collingwood Street, by brothers Thomas and Geor...

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Simon Cotterill - Thanks for sharing that - and great photos in the article, especially the cobbles on Jefferson Street! The area looks so different now; though there is now a Jefferson Place near where the street w...

Added to 036132:The Cottage New Mills Fenham Dept of Environmental Health c.1935 - 1 year, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Looks like it might be based on your map. The windows look consistent with a photo of Todd's Nook School in the Chronicle: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/lifestyle/nostalgia/remember-when-calling-...

Added to 036132:The Cottage New Mills Fenham Dept of Environmental Health c.1935 - 1 year, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - The picture was painted by the Newcastle artist William Irving, who included many local characters in it. Towards the front of the picture, 'Gull Willie of Newburn' is being tricked by the card che...

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Simon Cotterill - I went past this windmill today on the way to Thirsk. Looks like there was some work going on with scaffolding around the windmill.

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Simon Cotterill - Thanks Simon, interesting to hear this is your Grandfather. Newcastle Libraries might possibly have further information about the photograph - it really captures the difficult working conditions. A...

Added to 038253:Westoe Colliery, South Shields c.1965 - 2 years, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks Jack - I'll add a page on Summer Hill!

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Simon Cotterill - Hi Andy, Thanks for sharing this account of your distant relative on Co-Curate - interesting to see the Tynemouth connection and hear about the ring and knockout practices of days gone by! All t...

Added to William Walker Sampson. Illegitimate Tynemouth born lad goes on to head major art ring from Christie's auction rooms, London - 2 years, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Reads: 'Music Hall Nelson Street. Charles Dickens 1812 -1870. Charles Dickens gave public readings of his works in this theatre during 6 visits to Newcastle between 1852 and 1867. "A finer audience...

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Simon Cotterill - Plaque reads: "Gunner Tower - Town Wall. Site of the late 13th century Gunner Tower which was converted 1821 for use by the Company of Slaters and Tylers. It was Demolished in 1885 and the foundat...

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Simon Cotterill - This event took place in June 2015

Added to Teesside Creative Archivists project (June 2015 event) - 3 years, 1 month ago

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