Newburn, Tyne and Wear

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Newburn, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Newburn

Historic Maps of Newburn and the local area.

I have written about my family in a series of books called the Douglas Trilogy; I visited Wilbrighton Hall about 15 years ago and took many pictures that I would gladly share. Acquired in 1305 by Sir William Bagot with his new wife Eleanora of Lovaine, widow of William de Ferres, (...Read full memory)

Thanks to everyone who sent their memories of Newburn and Millfield, it brings it all back! I lived at 16 victoria terrace from about 1955 until it was demolished. I remembered how overcrowded we must have been in a one bedroomed house, what with my mam, dad, me and my brother in the only bedroom, and the front room occupied (...Read full memory)