(From police truncheon..see below for more)

Swinburne Street

21-25 Swinburne Street, Gatshead, 1971
  Manders, Frank
Swinburne Street Photos Ref:

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


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

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