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Priestman’s Venture – Consett History – By Brian Harrison

In the latter years of the 1800's there was a great revival of the classic Coach and Horses as a mode of transport for...

1866 Strikes and Openings

In Spring /Summer of 1866, Consett Iron Works, along with many other Iron Traders across the North East of England, found themselves at the...

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....

Old Flames – by Lorraine Weightman

September arrived, but no more school. I had applied to Teacher Training College, and was awaiting confirmation of my place. My other friends were...

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