Fawdon, Newcastle upon Tyne

Old photo of North Row, Fawdon, Newcastle upon Tyne, circa 1935

Enjoy a glimpse of history about Fawdon in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, North East England, UK.

Old Photos of Fawdon

An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of Northumberland

And of Those Parts of the County of Durham Situated North of the River Tyne, with Berwick Upon Tweed, and Brief Notices of Celebrated Places on the Scottish Border · Volume 2

by E.MacKenzie

Published in 1825


Fawdon, above mentioned, the property of M. Bell, Esq. stands above 2 miles north from Newcastle.

Robert de Fawdon was high sheriff of Northumberland in 1307.

High Fawdon, or Fawdon Square, consists of about 70 pit-houses; and Low Fawdon of about 20 houses. They owe their rise to the coal-works.

The Methodist Sunday-school at this place is generally attended by about 200 children.

In sinking the B. pit here, a mineralized tree was found.

The Post Office Directory of Durham and Northumberland

by Kelly and Company

Published in 1879

Old Fawdon

I’ve collated the above old photos into a YouTube video.

Old Photos of Fawdon, Newcastle upon Tyne – Local History Videos (YouTube)

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