Source List

Published Histories of Northumberland 19th and early 20th century

County History Committee and Hinde. (Search: Northumberland History) Earsdon and Horton Parish Tynemouth Parish Bebside and Iron Works Hodgson Morpeth Area Wallace Blyth North Country Lore and Legend 1888 (5 volumes 1887-91) Middleton's Rising 1317 Richardson's Table Book Ridley Family of Blagdon Biography

National Archives + A2A

Catalogue of the national archives and a partial catalogue of local archives

Society of Antiquaries (Newcastle)

Search facility to the contents of their publications

North-East Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

"Custodians of the Industry's Heritage". Online library catalogue. The library houses many important and unique collections, although some are on loan to the NRO

Ordnance Survey and earlier Maps

Trade Directories Whellan 1855 Parson 1827

Published Family Histories, Census, Parish Reg, Civil Reg and more...


National British Newspapers online

Mackenzie View of Northumberland 1825 and for other out of copyright books

Photos of SE Northumberland

Superseded Ordnance Survey Mapping

Home page from the "Keys to the Past" site. 

This site unlocks the secrets of the archaeology of Durham and Northumberland. It also includes a feature where maps from any historic period can be compared. A link is provided to the "Past Perfect" website where 3D reconstructions can be viewed from five periods in North-East history including 20th century Woodhorn Colliery in nearby Ashington. Keys to the Past Blyth

Sites and Monuments for the whole country

Tyne and Wear Museum Collections Online

Objects, photographs and prints (including a Burradon Colliery token)

Collieries of the North East

Extensive database of information on collieries (including Burradon and Weetslade) with a collection of photographs of colliery locomotives (including locos used at Burradon) and some archives not available elswhere online (1872 Our Colliery Villages from the Chronicle and 1842 Royal Commission on Children in the coal mines)

Structural Images of North East England

Photographic collection of aerial shots and buildings with a kids interactive learning zone

Local Histories of Towns and Villages in Northumberland

Through maps, documents, photos and brief text

Newcastle on Tyne local studies services

North Tyneside local studies service

Northumberland CC local studies services

British Pathe Newsreels

Manorial Documents

Berwick Timelines Blog

Tom Moss Reivers Blog