New to the Collection!
Archives are unique or original records of the past,
containing information about people and places.
On a day-to-day basis, records are created by individuals,
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Find out more about people who settled in Tyne
and Wear and the organisations they formed.
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Seamen on the Tyne
Throughout the ages, many seamen from around the world
visited the ports of Tyne and Wear or permanently made the
North East their home.
Read three poignant stories from our col...
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North East connections to the slave trade
2007 The Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in
the British Empire
In 1807, British government outlawed slave trade across its
Empire. It stood to mark the end of Br...
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