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Camerton Civil Parish, Cumbria

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Lorton Civil Parish, Cumbria

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Loweswater Civil Parish

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Church of St Michael, Mosser

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Blindbothel Civil Parish

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Moorhead Cottages, Rampside

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Bow Windows Farm, Rampside

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Church of St Michael, Rampside

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Bromfield Civil Parish, Cumbria

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Church of St Mungo, Bromfield, Cumbria

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St Mungo's Well, Bromfield, Cumbria

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Bromfield, Cumbria

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St Ninian's Well, Brisco

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Sarah Losh (1785 - 1853)

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Church of St Mary, Wreay

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Church of St Augustine, Alston

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War Memorial, Abbeytown

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Maryport Lighthouse

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Cathedral Buildings, Dean Street, Newcastle

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Mosser Mains

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Lighthouse, Rampside

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Lighthouse, Rampside

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Latest 25 comments
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 - 1 month, 1 week 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 11 months, 3 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 - 12 months 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 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 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, 1 month ago
Simon Cotterill - Maybe he is the same John Clayton! - worth doing some family research...

Added to Bessie Surtees' House - 1 year, 4 months ago
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...

Added to T&G Allan - 1 year, 5 months ago
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, 7 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, 7 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...

Added to Blaydon Races Picture by William Irving (1903) - 1 year, 8 months ago
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.

Added to Elwick Windmill - 1 year, 9 months ago
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 - 1 year, 11 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Thanks Jack - I'll add a page on Summer Hill!

Added to 064232:Laying electric tram lines, Elswick Road, Elswick, 1901 - 2 years, 2 months ago
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, 7 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...

Added to Charles Dickens plaque - 2 years, 9 months ago
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...

Added to The Town Wall - 2 years, 9 months ago
Simon Cotterill - This event took place in June 2015

Added to Teesside Creative Archivists project (June 2015 event) - 2 years, 12 months ago
Simon Cotterill - Hi Alex - that's really interesting to hear about the collection (sounds like a real gold mine!) and your trip to Bamburgh Castle. This photo of Vickers Armstrong is part of a Newcastle Libraries '...

Added to 066125:Retirement photograph Vickers Armstrong Ltd Elswick Works Elswick Unknown c.1950's - 3 years ago
Simon Cotterill - All the best for todays cycle tour - hope the rain holds off!

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Simon Cotterill - James - good to see the pics of Tynmouth North Pier - wish you were allowed to cycle down it!!! Simon (Co-Curate Team)

Added to Cycling July 2015: A journey between North and South Tyneside and their Roman Forts - 3 years, 2 months ago

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