Posts by date: January 2012

Revelations of racial discrimination at sea, discovered in the plans of the Sunderland shipbuilding firm, Bartram & Sons

I’m pleased to report that work continues apace with the Sunderland Shipbuilding archives project. Colin and I are both currently working on the records of Bartram & Sons Ltd. The Bartrams shipyard was located at South Dock, Sunderand and was… Read more

Fancy a fight?

Boxer’s booth for hire! Come an participate in an event with a difference at Arbeia Roman Fort this summer. Read more

Ged Bell, Chair of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Joint Committee

At the recent joint committee meeting Bill Griffiths, Senior Manager for Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) delivered a presentation about the service’s learning and community engagement in 2010/11 and the statistics were extraordinary. Here are a few of… Read more