Graveyard, St. Michael & All Angels, Newburn

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    "The three gravestones at the rear are those of the Hedley family NZ1665 : The Hedley family gravestones, St. Michael & All Angels, Newburn William Hedley (1779 – 1843) was another railway pioneer and was born in Newburn LinkExternal link Two of his famous creations were 'Puffing Billy' NZ1066 : 'Puffing Billy' - Welcome to Wylam road sign and 'Wylam Dilly' NT2573 : Wylam Dilly LinkExternal link The connection with railway pioneers was complete when George Stephenson married Frances (Fanny) Henderson on 28 November 1802 and, after her death in 1806, remarried Betty Hindmarsh on 29 March 1820, both at Newburn Church." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010, and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 6 months ago
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