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Extract from The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham.  1820

When Ambrose Crowley set up his iron-making business in Winlaton in 1692, it marked the birth of the first working class society.  The definitive text about this is Men of Iron by M.W.Flinn.  The book is currently out of print but a new edition is in preparation.  To read all about it, click here

Winlaton Local History Society

The Making of Winlaton by Colin Porrett

The Winlaton Story

British Pathe Film of Winlaton Rapper Dancers in 1926

Winlaton Forge photographs

A Brief History of Winlaton

Winlaton Pubs

Frank Kojay on Facebook

Winlaton on Genuki

Digital Voice film The Last Chain

A detailed account of the part played by Winlatoners in the Chartist activities of 1839 p78 onwards


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