Description"Dorothy ('Dolly') Peel (1782-1857) was a South Shields fishwife and smuggler and famous local character. She often attempted to protect local sailors from the press gang. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Peel The life size statue was by Billy Gofton and was unveiled in 1987. http://www.pmsa.org.uk/pmsa-database/9521/ Newcastle Libraries has a photo of Dolly here http://www.flickr.com/photos/newcastlelibraries/4083338251/" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
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Further informationLink: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2198709
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Added by: Simon Cotterill
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Picture Taken: 2010-12-10