(From police truncheon)


Swinburne Street

21-25 Swinburne Street, Gatshead, 1971
Photographer:
  Manders, Frank
Date:
  13/5/1971
Swinburne Street Photos Ref:
  GL005125


Corner of High Street and Swinburne Street, Gateshead, 1972
Photographer:  Gateshead Council
Date:  28/6/1972
Swinburne Street Pictures Ref:  GL004026

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Corner of West Street and Swinburne Street, Gateshead, 1972
Photographer:  Wilkinson, C.
Date:  28/6/1972
Swinburne Street Picture Ref:  GL008650
Evening Chronicle Office
Item Description:  West Street was originally known as the Back Street. At one time it was called ‘The King’s Way behind the gardens’. It originally started at Half Moon Lane where there was a pant. Described as an ‘airy and pleasant road’ in 1812. It seems to have changed its name c1827. The street extended slowly southwards finally reaching the junction with Jackson Street in 1866.


Old Library on Swinburne Street, 1993
Photographer:  Unknown
Date:  1993
Gateshead Photograph Collection Ref:  LS110782


Swinburne Street, Gateshead
Photographer:  Unknown
Date:  Date Unknown
West Street/Swinburne Street Photo Ref:  LS000111

Swinburne Street was named after the Swinburnes who were a wealthy family who bought and sold land throughout the town. Joseph Willis Swinburne and William Swinburne were Gateshead’s third and fourth town clerks.


Swinburne Street, Gateshead
 Date Unknown
Cobbled Street Ref:  GL005124


Swinburne Street, Gateshead c.1960
Photographer:  Unknown
Date:  C.1960
Old Photo Swinburne Street Ref:  LS000307
G. Handy Ltd, Avery, A.A. Black, Chimneys of Tucker's Brewery


Swinburne Street, Gateshead, 1972
Photographer:  Wilkinson, Clive
Date:  28/6/1972
Photo of Partly Demolished Swinburne Street Ref:  GL005345

Swinburne Street, Gatshead, 1972
Photographer:  Wilkinson, Clive
Date:  28/6/1972
North side of Swinburne Street demolished. Now a car park
Ref:
  GL005341


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