Where did your ancestors live - North-East - Newcastle
Below is some genealogy information and websites about the history and social geography of Newcastle.
Description: Located in Tyne and Wear, it sits on the River Tyne. Traditionally part of Northumberland. Newcastle boomed thanks to coal-mining and it's export. Shipbuilding followed. Wealth from these growth industries allowed Grainger Town to be built, situated in the centre of Newcastle. In 1801 the population of Newcastle was just 33,322. By 1901 this has surged to 246,905.
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