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Richard Murray

Richard Murray was an extraordinary business man who gave a lot to this town. Most people know him because of the Richard Murray Memorial Hospital,...

Benfieldside – The Devil and the Giants

Benfieldside is an ancient parish and has its origins right back into the dark ages. Benfieldside itself does not exist now as a village...

Consett – The UK’s Boom Town

In 1841, the population of Consett was only one hundred and forty five people. The town rapidly grew soon after this because the hills...

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