Criminal Faces of North Shields – Children

These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court between 1902 and 1916 in the collection of Tyne & Wear Archives (TWA ref DX1388/1). The set contains mugshots of boys and girls under the age of 21. This reflects the …

Hexham, Northumberland Family History Guide

Hexham is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Northumberland. Other places in the parish include: Priestpople, Gilligate, Hencoats, Hexhamshire High Quarter, Moorland, Hexhamshire Middle Quarter, Hexhamshire Stinted Pasture, Hexhamshire West Quarter, Market, and Hexhamshire Low Quarter. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1579 Nonconformists include: Baptist, …

Birtley Northumberland Family History Guide

Birtley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Northumberland, created in 1764 from Chollerton Parish. Other places in the parish include: Broomhope with Buteland. Alternative names: Birkley Parish church: St John The Evangelist Parish registers begin: 1728 Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic Parishes adjacent to Birtley Wark Bellingham Thockrington Chollerton …

Alnwick, Northumberland Family History Guide

Alnwick is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Northumberland. Other places in the parish include: Whitehouse, Snipe House, Shieldykes, Rugley, Park-Farm, Hulne Park, Hulne Abbey, Hulme Park, Hobberlaw, Heckley Grange, Heckley Farm, Heckley, Gumwell’s Park, Grumwells Park, Greensfield, Friars Buildings, Denwick, Cauledge Park, Canongate, Canledge …

Alnmouth, Northumberland Family History Guide

Alternative names: Alemouth Status: Chapelry succeeded by Alnmouth Ecclesiastical Parish after 1877 Church: St John Registers begin: Parish registers: 1877; see also Lesbury Bishop’s Transcripts: None Nonconformists include: Parishes adjacent to Alnmouth Longhoughton Lesbury Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870 ALNMOUTH, or Alemouth, a seaport village, and a township-chapelry …

Alnwick in Northumberland Bailey’s Northern Directory 1781

Camble James, linen and woollen draper Cunningham David, grocer and brandy merchant Dorset Francis and Co. cast iron founders, Bedlington furnace Elder Ralph, grocer and brandy merchant Forster Matthew, woollen draper and mercer Hardy Thomas, linen and woollen draper