Joseph Swan (1828 -1914)
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Joseph Swan (1828 -1914)
- Overview About Joseph Swan Joseph Swan was born in Bishopwearmouth on 31st October 1828. He was a physicist, chemist and inventor. He became a partner in Mawson, Swan and Morgan ...
Charles Algernon Parsons (1854–1931)
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Charles Algernon Parsons (1854–1931)
- Overview About Charles Parsons Charles Algernon Parsons (1854–1931), British engineer, inventor of the steam turbine Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, (13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931), the son of a ...
Electricity in Service Exhibition, Newcastle, 1924
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Electricity in Service Exhibition, Newcastle, 1924
- The 'Electricity in Service Exhibition' at Newcastle ran from 3-20 December, 1924. The exhibition centred on the 'The Electric House'. This included electric fires, electric lighting, and new electric domestic ...
Dunston Power Station
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Dunston Power Station
- Overview About Dunston Power Station Dunston Power Station was a distinctive landmark on the south banks of the Tyne, until it's demolition in 1986. Located on the edge of Dunston, ...
Forth Banks Power Station (1890 - 1907)
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Forth Banks Power Station (1890 - 1907)
- Overview About Forth Banks Power Station In 1890, the Newcastle and District Electric Lighting Company opened the Power Station in a disused factory building on Forth Banks in Newcastle. This ...
Mosley Street
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Mosley Street
- Overview Map Street View Mosley Street in Newcastle was built in 1784-1785; it was designed by David Stephenson. It was one of the premier shopping and commercial streets of the ...
Big Lamp
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Big Lamp
- Overview Map Street View Big Lamp is the area by the junction of Westgate Road and Elswick Road. There was a large lamp here, which was reputedly one of the ...
CastleGate, Newcastle
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CastleGate, Newcastle
- Overview About the Building Map Street View The CastleGate Centre (closed), is located on the corner of Melbourne Street and Trafalgar Street in Newcastle. It was originally built in 1901-1903 ...

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