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Simon Temple (1759 - 1822)

His father Simon Temple (Snr) born at Crayke, North Yorkshire (1728 - 1805) was a shipwright, declared bankrupt at South Shields in 1786. He died in 1805.[1]  Simon Temple (Jnr), born in 1759, also became a shipbuilder and opened a yard at Thrift Street South Shields, just downstream from the current Shields Ferry landing.[2] Simon Temple opened Afred Pit (Temple Main Colliery) in 1803.


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Jarrow Hall
- Jarrow Hall was built in 1785 for Simon Temple, a local mining and ship building industrialist. The Hall is now a museum, and part of Jarrow Hall - Anglo Saxon Farm, ...


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