Posts by date: October 2010

Tyne map

The Archives has just acquired an intriguing new addition that has required some detective work to uncover the truth of. On the surface it is an L-shaped map of the River Tyne from Heddon on the Wall to the sea,… Read more

Joe’s blog

My name is Dorothy and I have been a volunteer at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery for about two years. Over the last few months I have been cataloguing the possessions of the late Joseph Cunningham who ran a… Read more


Today I have been showing one of the baskets in the museums’ collection to a member of the Northumbria Basketry Group. The group were interested in seeing the replica creel that we had in our collection to compare it some… Read more