Unveiling of Memorial
See the Order of Service that was used on Saturday 9th July
1921 at the unveiling ceremony of the memorial to the men
who served and fell in The Great War, 1914 - 1918, located
at Newbiggin Colliery crossroads.
A chronological table of the main events which have shaped
Newbiggin by the Sea.
Then and Now
Side by side comparisons of historic photographs of Newbiggin
with their modern day equivalent.
Newbiggin by the Sea is a fascinating place. It may appear
at first to be a strange mixture of buildings, but on closer
inspection, it is a wonderful reflection of changing lifestyles
and industry. Click here to read about the village's main
historical points of interest as you are taken on a guided
walk around the village.
John Appleby (right) now living in Christchurch, New Zealand,
recalls the highs and lows of growing up in Newbiggin by the
Sea in the 1920s. His fascinating memories paint a vivid picture
of that time, and the way of life that existed then. This
material is privided exclusively to us as extracts from John's
Growth of a Community
charting the expansion and development of Newbiggin by the
Sea from 1860 to the Present Day
Clich here to find out about books and information sources
about the history of Newbiggin by the Sea - order direct from
the supplier, or from a range of other outlets..
Newbiggin's own local history centre, situated at the Northern
end of the promenade, hosts a permanent exhibition of local
information and artefacts.
Various bits and pieces of information, articles and writings
on Newbiggin's past, collected in a random and ad-hoc manner
for your general interest and amusement...
of our Past
The information site of the Local Heritage Initiative, detailing
the work that has gone into the
Medieval Fayre of St Bartholomew.
Keys to the Past
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Jason Thompson on firstname.lastname@example.org.