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Memories of Consett – By Angela Tindle – Consett History

Shopping My mother used to purchase her groceries at Aynsley’s in Middle Street. I seem to remember that the shop manager was called Harry Garbutt...

Medical Provisions in Victorian era Consett – Consett History

In the Victorian period in Consett and surrounding area's it was down to the old town Doctor to see to all the medical needs....

The Colliery Band & the Candymen – Pit Mining

In late 1885 at South Medomsley Pit, also known as Pontop Hall Pit,  the masters and men clashed over pay and conditions, something that...

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