Welcome to our latest blog post! Here we have transcribed an old news article published in 1897. The article relates… Read more On the Etymology of Gosforth and Jesmond
Imagine a new Victorian Terrace! A search of the early archive planning register revealed the first planning application for Rothwell… Read more Imagine A New Victorian Terrace!
Childhood memories are the most precious of all because we have carried them with us for so long! We hope… Read more The Games We Played (part two)
In Come The Greyhounds Welcome to the second part of the history of Gosforth Asda Site. In part one David… Read more History of The Gosforth Asda Site Part Two
Join us as we share the history of the Asda site in Gosforth. Sports have played an active part in… Read more History of the Asda Site in Gosforth Part One
Gosforth Heritage Postcards offers you a chance to look back at the history of Gosforth through part of our postcard collection. Beautiful pictures of bygone Gosforth and a brief history of postcard use!
Newcastle’s forgotten movie star charts the life of Kate/Kitty Johnson. The thrill of the hunt, the adventure, and the excitement of discovering your ancestors are just three reasons why we love ancestry. Many of you probably know a little bit about your parents and grandparents but when we start digging deep into the archives we can uncover some fascinating stories. The 1st March marks the beginning of Women’s History month and we have the perfect story to celebrate women’s history right here in Newcastle. Readers may be familiar with David Wardell’s local history posts? Well today we share more of his research, this time into the ancestry of his wife’s family.
What is heritage and why is it important? Heritage projects can embrace cross-generational working providing an opportunity for people with different life experiences to work together.
This post celebrates more Gosforth heritage with the story of Coxlodge Hall and the resident who was charged of an offence under the Food Hoarding Order of 1917.