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A glossary of terms used in the coal trade 1888

A history of the Durham Miners Association (1870 / 1904)

Churchwardens accounts of Pittington

Durham 1881(Diocesan histories)

Durham 1909 (Diocesan histories)

Durham 1914 (Diocesan histories)

Durham in the year 1831

Durham Village a Temperance Tale 1854

Durham the Ancient Monuments Rites and Customs 1903

Historical and descriptive view of the City of Durham and its Environs 1824

Hetton Urban District Council, Civic News 1959

Historical Register of Remarkable Events Vol 1

Historical Register of Remarkable Events Vol 2

History of Hartlepool

Legends and superstitions of the County of Durham 1886

Legends and Superstitions

Botanists Guide through the Counties of Northumberland and Durham 1805

History and Antiquities Durham Vol 1

History and Antiquities Durham Vol 2

The History of the First Public Railway

The Miners of Northumberland and Durham Fynes


The Elemore Colliery Isabella Engine by P Atkinson 1956

Archaelogical Report of Hetton Lyons Colliery

Collieries and railways east of Durham City

Durham Coalfield (map)

Underground Coal Gassification


The Miners Unions of Northumberland and Durham 1923

The Place Names of Durham 1916

The Place Names of Durham and Northumberland 1920

The Story of the Durham Miners 1662 to 1921

The Story of The Life of George Stephenson

Tourist Rambles in Northern Counties

True Stories of Durham Pit Life

Northern Counties Illustrated 1832

Articles and Documents

Articles of Historic Interest (Pittington) by J.B.Taylor

Copt Hill Round Barrow, Interim Report on Excavations Conducted in June 2003 by A F Harding

Hettton Gliding Reptile By Tyne & Wear County Councils Museums Service

St. Nicholas' Church

Graves & Inscriptions by Andrew D Fletcher 2004

Land Ownership in Hetton in 1820s by Michael Sill

Arthur Mowbray and the Hetton Coal Company by John Banham

R J Lawson Memorandum RS

St Lawrence (Pittington) Guide RS  Peter Clack

Washington Old Hall RS by Eric Underwood

The Miners Bond by T Whitehead


Vol 3 Issue 1 Getting the Job Done - Moving the Coal

Mary Ann Cotton

Newspaper Article Mail on Sunday

The Female Blacksmith of Hetton by Sarah Stoner of the Sunderland Echo

 View Photograph of Elizabeth Emmett


Hetton Railway-A Record of a talk given by Colin E Mountford March 2012

Hetton Railway-Costs of the Hetton Railway 1822 to 1824. Provided for the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway Committee

by George Dodds

Hetton Railway-The Warden Law Engine by J Free 1956







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