Jesmond: From Mines to Mansions (Paperback) by Morgan Alan
|Brand||Newcastle Libraries & Information Service|
|Number of Pages||120 pages|
|Publisher / Label||Newcastle Libraries & Information Service|
|Size||20.60 cm x 1.00 cm x 1.00 cm|
By Victorian times Jesmond one of Newcastle's leafiest suburbs had a growing population of grand industrialists with grand houses. They would be followed by an army of artisans and workers their houses and Tyneside flats but traces of the ancient field system can still be seen in the patterns of railway and roads. City Guide Alan Morgan explores the history of this fascinating suburb through archive photos and maps. This book also celebrates the memory of greatly-loved Jesmond expert Jimmy Donald and is affectionately introduced by his son Chris Donald.