Tag Archives: life at sea

From Sunderland to Seville: Diary of life at sea in 1865 (part 1)

Recent blogs have highlighted some of the fascinating diaries that Tyne & Wear Archives holds. Ian Whitehead’s blog about First World War Patrol boats makes excellent use of the diary of William Bartram written in 1916, while an earlier one… Read more

Fascinating collection of love letters donated to Tyne & Wear Archives

The Archives holds thousands of collections, covering a wide variety of subjects. One subject that is not well covered in our collections but which has exercised the minds of writers and poets for hundreds of years is ‘love’. I’m delighted… Read more