Welcome The Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums to The Commons!

Mauretania Construction

Propeller from Mauretania

Bower Anchor - Mauretania    Onboard the Mauretania

The Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums joins the Commons on Flickr today with photographs documenting life in Tyne & Wear, a county in North East England. Their account provides a fascinating range of photographs, from the construction of the RMS MAURETANIA on Tyneside in the early 1900s, through to aerial views of the county…

Deptford, Sunderland 14.9.1917

Newcastle City Centre 17.9.1917    Tynemouth Castle 12th September 1917

…behind the scenes at Wright’s biscuit factory

Wright's Biscuit Packing

Production Line - Wright's Biscuits    Wright's Biscuits Ingredients

…and a whole set dedicated to criminals of 1871-1873.

Thomas Tweedy   
Agnes Stewart

James Jobling
Mary Ann McCasfrey
William Harrison
James Donneley
Ann Burns
William Hill
George Robb

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Photos from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.