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Hetton Local and Natural History Society - articles and leaflets

Link to Articles on Hetton

Railways in the Hetton Area

1. The Hetton Dream. The Story of the Hetton Railway by J.R.Sanderson

Railways in the Hetton, Pittington and Rainton Areas By Hetton Local History Group.

David Witham Research on Elemore Maps

David Witham Research on Moorsley Maps


Information from the Day Book of Hetton School

Letter to Hon. Francis Lyon concerning extension to the National School 1888

Link to the Archaeological Report for Hetton Lyons Primary School  - Sunderland City Council

List of Retailers in Hetton District

November 1923

A Graphical Survey of Hetton Le Hole by Mary Pinchen (pdf 13.8mb).

Link to articles on People

West Rainton by Philip Ronan (8.4mb)

Articles on Easington Lane

Names on the Clock Memorial Easington Lane (jpg 528kb)

Link to Articles on Collieries

Articles on East Rainton

East Rainton Parish News 1984   (5.6mb)

East Rainton Parish News Easter 1985  (6.5mb)

East Rainton Parish News Harvest Festival 1985  (8.9mb)

East Rainton Parish News Easter 1986  (7.8mb)

East Rainton Parish News Christmas 1986  (8mb)

WI Report on East Rainton   (76kb .doc)

East Rainton School Photographs


Deeds Lamb Inn Moorsley 1894

Echo Moorsley 21/7/1960

Photographs Moorsley

Lodge Records Lyons Elemore and Eppleton Accidental Deaths 1864-1921 RS.pdf

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