Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Northumberland:- Occupations

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Northumberland:- Occupations

  • A list of Collieries in Northumberland and Durham.
  • Lists of Coal Mines of Northumberland in 1896 and of Metalliferous Mines of Northumberland in 1896 provided by the Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd.
  • Two interesting articles from History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club
    • Lime Kilns of North Northumberland by J.W. Bainbridge, vol. 45, part 2 (1991) pp. 111-138 - describes lime kilns in this area from 15th century onwards. Many photographs and lots of insight into working conditions.
    • Coal mines of North Northumberland by J.W.Bainbridge published in three parts in History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club.
      • Berwickhill, vol. 46, part 1 (1993) pp. 37-74
      • Scremerston Triangle, vol. 46, part 2 (1994) pp. 137-178
      • Southern sector - Duddo to Wandylaw, vol. 46, part 3 (1995) pp. 237-271
      This paper looks at the coal mines in these areas, their history, mining methods used, and the living conditions for the colliers and their families.
  • A picture of a Newcastle keel boat.
  • A listing of Markets, Fairs and Hirings in Northumberland.
  • The standard reference book for artists who were native of or worked in the North East is The Artists of Northumbria by Marshall Hall (Marshall Hall Associates Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1973) ISBN: 0 903858 00 2