013401:George Stephenson 1781-1848


Add a comment or share a memory.

  • Jack Craney on Feb. 13, 2015, 2:36 p.m.

    This is a good photo because it shows you his motion.

  • Liam Hindmarsh on Feb. 13, 2015, 2:41 p.m.

    I think this it a fab picture and it tells you some thing about George Stephenson. It shows what he wore back then. Matthew Blake

  • Adam Rawlinson on March 5, 2015, 4:07 p.m.

    Co-curating with someone from another generation. Year 7 Home Learning Project
    Q:Do you know who George Stephenson is?
    A:Yes he is a famous inverter
    Q:Do you know what he was famous for?
    A:Yes he invented the rocket
    Q:Do you know why he made it?
    A:Yes he made it for a race
    Q:Do you know what year he lived in?
    A:Yes he lived in the 1800's
    Q:Do you know what ear he lived in
    A:Yes he lived in the Dial Cottage
    Q:Do you know anything about him? if yes what
    Q:Do you have any extra info about him?

  • Craig James on March 24, 2015, 8:04 a.m.

    Georgia McGurk:

    1. What do you know about George Stephenson ?

    he invented trains and he was a geordie.

    2. What do his inventions mean to you ?
    a lot because i love trains and go all over the country visiting family.

    3. Is he or his inventions special to you ?
    yes because he made a newcastle bridge and he made the geordies famous.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


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 and Cumbria. 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.