Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 45 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 18 Market Towns of Northumberland, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
The Wards, Allendale, Alnemouth, Alnwick, Bamburgh, Belford, Bellingham, Blyth, Corbridge, Ford, Haltwhistle, Hartley, Hexham, Morpeth, Newcastle, Rothbury, Tynemouth, Warkworth, Wooler, Other Towns
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Morpeth and Newcastle.