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GATESHEAD LOCAL STUDIES COLLECTION

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GENERAL REFERENCE BOOKS

An excellent source of books about the area is Northern Heritage

Tyne Bridge Publishing - Complete Catalogue

Two historical books which have a good deal of information about the area:

The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham

The History of the Parish of Ryton by William Bourn.

Books specific to particular places or themes are listed on the appropriate page.

 

GENERAL REFERENCE WEBSITES

Gateshead Local Studies Collection

North East England History Institute

County Durham Forum for History & Heritage

Durham County Records Office

English Heritage

Gateshead Through Time

National Trust

Old Maps Online

Tyne & Wear Heritage Forum

Alan Godfrey Maps

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