Home Tags Brian Harrison

Tag: Brian Harrison

Curio Photos of People and Places – Consett Heritage

I, like many others into local heritage, love to buy curios, pictures and postcards of the area. In the past year, I have done...

The Journey to Consett – A Genealogical Tale – Consett History

A vast majority of our time at the Consett & District Heritage Initiative is spent helping people research their family genealogy. It is something...

Consett Exhibition & Show – Consett History

Like every northern area, Consett and district had its share of tradition's, from the archetypal northern Pigeon fanciers, Whippet Racing and right down to...

Cottages for the Aged Miners – Delves Lane – Consett History

Over the past few years, Delves Lane has seen its share of cultural loses, especially related to the mining community. Delves Victoria Club has...

Founding of the Avenue – Consett Methodist Church – Consett History

Consett Methodist Church has a long history which started more than 100 years before it was ever constructed. Methodism had strong roots within the...

Jonathan Garbutt – A Most Horrid Way to Go – Consett...

A while a go I started putting together a number of small articles I had found in the old newspapers relating to the area....

Bad Snow in Consett – Consett History

Consett has always been known for its infamous weather, something I am glad to say has not plagued the area as much in the...

The Ancient Village of Iveston – Consett History

Like many other parts of the Consett area the true origins of Iveston Village has been lost to the mists of time. There are...

Joshua Lax – The Derwent Valley Poet – Consett History

Joshua Lax was born in High Pittington in the parish of Hallgarth, County Durham on the 17th September 1834 the son of George Lax...

Rivers and Pools – Consett History

 I was standing watching the demolition of parts of Consett Swimming Baths the other day with a sad and unmistakable knot in my stomach....

Subscribe to Consett Magazine

* indicates required


This will close in 20 seconds