St James' Heritage and Environment Group


St James’ Heritage and Environment Group is an independent voluntary organisation in Benwell, Newcastle. It was set up in 2010 to support the restoration and improvement of St James’ Church building and churchyard. The group have produced a range of heritage publications about the wider area of Benwell. 

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St. James’ Heritage and Environment Group
- Official website of the Group. Includes detailed information about St James' church and churchyard + heritage publications relating to the wider area of Benwell.

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West End Stories: St James’ Heritage & Environment Group

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Benwell through the years - in Maps and Pictures
- A 32 page document about the history of Benwell by St James’ Heritage & Environment Group in partnership with West Newcastle Picture History Collection.

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Benwell’s Churches Past and Present
- Information about 12 churches in Benwell, with pictures. "The period of rapid expansion of Benwell's population from the mid-19th century saw the appearance of a bewildering number and variety ...

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“The King of the Coal Trade” John Buddle
- A detailed illustrated publication about John Buddle. 2011.

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Womens' Lives in the West End of Newcastle
- Illustrated book (PDF) "This book is about the everyday lives of some of the women who lived through [the early 20th Century]. Spanning an age range from 57 to 85 ...

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The Boy and The Hall
- Illustrated book (PdF) by Ron Henzell. "The Boy and the Hall is a story of the links between the past and the present through the autobiography of one individual." Relates ...

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A Guide to St James' Graveyard
- A detailed guide rich with photographs and historic maps about the graveyard and some of those buried there.

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Men's Lives in the West End
- Illustrated booklet (PDF) captures the memories and experiences of older men from the west end of Newcastle who worked in jobs that have disappeared or changed radically.

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