NEW: All about the Winlaton Sword Dancing Team's trip to London in 1927.
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
Winlaton Rapper Dancers
British Pathe Film of Winlaton Rapper Dancers in 1926
Winlaton Forge photographs
A Brief History of Winlaton
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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