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Whickham Parish

By William Bourn

Originally published 1893


COVERS: Whickham, Swalwell, Dunston, Marley Hill,
Sunniside, Gibside, Hollinside, Fellside,
Clockburn, Crookgate and Farnacres

History of the Parish of Ryton

By William Bourn

Originally published 1896


COVERS: Ryton, Crawcrook, Pathead, Greenside, Coalbums, Ryton,
Woodside, Stella, Stella Hall, Stella House, Blaydon,
Winlaton, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon Burn, Thomley, Barlow, High Spen,
Low Spen, Chopwell, Blackhall Mill and Axwell Park.

Price £9.99 (Not including postage)

The books can be purchased through:

  • Any Gateshead Library


  • Portcullis in the Metrocentre


  • Gateshead Civic Centre


  • by post through Gateshead Council,
    Portcullis Press, Gateshead Central Library,
    Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN

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