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  North East England, Street View

Newgate Street, January 1973

  Local History, History Books, Bishop Auckland, Camera Shop, North East England, Latest Books, Old Photos, Dating, Durham

Old photos of Bishop Auckland and villages of the valleys dating back to early 1900s

TOM HUTCHINSON has been compiling local history books about the Bishop Auckland area for 19 years, and each year he says his latest book will be his…

Framed Print-Albert Hill, off Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, En-Framed Print made in the USA Bishop Auckland, Durham England, Ocean Photography, Photography Tips, Cumbria, Western Australia, Queensland Australia, Online Images, South Wales

Print of Albert Hill, off Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, En

Albert Hill, off Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, near Spennmoor, County Durham, England. Date: 1908 #MediaStorehouse

  Durham Castle, Durham City, Auckland Castle, Castle Window, London Gin, Bishop Auckland, North East England, Local History, Great Stories

A bishop so angry he pulled down a stately home

IN Memories 217, we had 18th Century people standing on the roof of the Shepherd’s Inn in the centre of Bishop Auckland and signalling with flags…

  Barnard Castle, Bishop Auckland, Old Wagons, North East England, School Closures, British Rail, Local History, Private School, Cemetery

Pictures: Bishop Auckland from The Northern Echo archives

FOR this week's archive, we've been rummaging around the Bishop Auckland picture packets in The Northern Echo's library.

  Bishop Auckland, North East England, Slums, Garages, Under Construction, Garage, Car Garage

June 1966, a new school under construction on Shildon to Middridge Lane

  Pneumatic Tube, Electrical Maintenance, Bishop Auckland, North East England, Local History, Lady And Gentlemen, Durham, Childhood Memories, Nostalgia

Doggarts torpedo ready to be placed in the pneumatic tube. Right, the opened tube containing money.

THIS, ladies and gentlemen, is a Lamson pneumatic cash-carrying pod. Not any old Lamson pneumatic cash-carrying pod, not a run-of-the-mill Lamson…

LAST week, we stumbled into Kirk Merrington, a hilltop village between Bishop Auckland and Ferryhill which, in ancient times, belonged to the… Tin Bath, Bishop Auckland, Council House, Village Inn, Bay Horse, North East England, Local History, In Ancient Times, Durham

The Greyhound, Kirk Merrington, 1962

LAST week, we stumbled into Kirk Merrington, a hilltop village between Bishop Auckland and Ferryhill which, in ancient times, belonged to the…

Urban decay in a former mining village. Durham County, Bishop Auckland, North East England, Sunderland, Local History, In A Heartbeat, Urban Decay, 1960s, Landscapes

Witton Park County Durham, early 1960s

Urban decay in a former mining village. IRJ Woods Collection

  Bishop Auckland, Black Down, The Shepherd, Sunderland, Local History, Roman Catholic, Cherub, Old Things, Young Children

Taken at the rear of Zairs' cafe in 1920. Seated at the front are Columba and Joseph Rea.

WITH his head buried beneath a large black hood, the photographer in a back yard in Bishop Auckland was only looking at the three generations of…