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Local Studies Department - Gateshead Council

News Index 18C and 19C
by Subject Heading

Local Studies

These filing headings have been used for index cards covering Gateshead items appearing in Newcastle newspapers between 1744 and 1830.

Copies of cards can be supplied, cost ten pence per A4 sheet (six cards).

Separate files are also available arranged by:

  1. Surname
  2. Placename

These cards can also be copied onto A4 sheets as above.

Copies of some of the articles indexed can be made. This is dependent on:

  1. Condition of the newspaper in question
  2. Position on the page


  • Allotments
  • Bottle works and pottery houses
  • Brewing industry
  • Brick manufacture
  • Bridges
  • Canals
  • Cinder ovens
  • Coal mining
  • Coal mining industrial unrest
  • Coal trade
  • Coal trade prices
  • Coal trade waggonway
  • Corporation
  • Crime
  • Crowley Millington & Co
  • Diseases
  • Education
  • Enclosure
  • Engineering and metal manufacture
  • Estate and associated Housing
  • Farms
  • Ferries
  • Fire and fire service
  • Flower shows
  • Freemasons and Free and Easy Johns
  • Gas industry
  • Glass industry
  • Hawks
  • House and shopping association - area
  • House and shopping association Gateshead
  • Housing
  • Industry General and misc.
  • Inns
  • Lead refining
  • Lime Kilns
  • Lodging Houses
  • Militia
  • Mills streams/water/wind
  • Nail manufacture
  • Other buildings
  • Paint and associated industries
  • Pipe industry
  • Politics
  • Population
  • Postal service
  • Pottery industry
  • Quarries
  • Quays and staithes
  • Religion
  • Road Transport - coach services
  • Rope industry
  • Salmon fishing
  • Salt works
  • Scotswood Bridge
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ships
  • Shopping
  • Soap oil; glue and other chemicals
  • Social activities
  • Societies
  • Street Improvements
  • Sugar house
  • Textile industry
  • Timber trade
  • Trade
  • Turnpike Road Durham-Gateshead
  • Turnpike Road Hexham-Gateshead
  • Turnpike Road Lobley Hill and branches
  • Turnpike Road Sunderland-Gateshead
  • Tyne Bridge
  • Tyne improvements
  • Vinegar works
  • Water supply
  • Weather
  • Welfare, dispensary
  • Welfare, general
  • Welfare, soup kitchens
  • Welfare, workhouses and poor aid
  • Whaling Gateshead
  • Woodland

Local Studies