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Name: Northumberland Archives
Notes: Formerly known as Northumberland Collections Service and Northumberland County Record Office.
Postal address: Melton Park
Woodhorn
QEII Country Park
Town: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Post code: NE63 9YF
Telephone: 01670 528080
Web address: http://www.experiencewoodhorn.com/collections/

332 documents found for Northumberland Archives:

Code Description Date Keywords
ZSW.622

bundle of letters mainly from Henry Greathead to Sir John E. Swinburne regarding building of lifeboats in South and North Shields and elsewhere, January - November 1798, April 1801 - October 1802

1798 - 1802 correspondence construction rescue
ZSA.50/17

sale catalogue riverside sites and quays, N'cle, 1889

1889   ports harbours
ZSA.47/1

statement of accounts of voyages of SS Angerton [or Mangerton ] 1880-96

1880 - 1896 travel ships
ZSA.16/9

Warkworth harbour bills, 1894, 1901

1894 - 1901 ports
ZRW.51/1-13

correspondence and papers of Capt. Thomas Riddell of the Admiral Pocock frigate, relating to incident at Cochin, China, March - November 1765

1765   ships India
ZRW.50

fragments of invoice book with details of goods shipped from Leith, North Berwick, Eyemouth, etc., 1713-18

1713 - 1718 cargo trade shipping
ZRW.469

Resolutions from Committee of Whole House on Corn Trade, 1874

1874   commerce grain
ZRI.54/16

papers, minutes, etc. Blyth harbour commissioners, 1911

1911   ports
ZRI.50/15

sketch plan of North Blyth quay, 1839

1839   wharfs ports harbours
ZRI.5

deeds Blyth salt pans, 1715-31

1715 - 1731
ZRI.37/1-21

misc. papers Blyth commerce and trade inc. 4/1-7, journals of disbursements and receipts of Blyth sailings and cargoes, 1754-1811; 5, registers of ships' names, port of origin, masters names, etc., 1790-4; 6/1, letter book, 1811-15; 7/1, two ledge

1737 - 1914
ZRI.37

papers inc. referring to shipbuilding at Blyth, ??

  construction
ZRI.29/36

papers regarding legal case of salt at South Shields, 1713

1713  
ZRI.27/22/6

petitions to Merchant Adventurers, c.1740

1740   trade commerce
ZRI.27/22/1

agreement of Merchant Adventurers Company with Trinity House, 1769

1769  
ZRI.25/99

correspondence and acts regarding Tariff Reform League, 1904-10

1904 - 1910
ZRI.25/77

ten documents regarding affairs of Trinity House and reforming attempts, 1836

1836  
ZRI.25/58

letter from Lord Eldon regarding finding Customs Office, North Shields, c.1830

 

1830   correspondence
ZRI.25/46

reports and notes on number and building costs of ships inc. in USA, 1824-6

1824 - 1826 construction America
ZRI.25/42

three volumes of notes on Foreign Trade Committee, 1820

1820   commerce
ZRI.25/18

letter from Thomas Fenwick to Sir M.W. Ridley regarding navy quota act, 1795

1795   correspondence
ZRI.25, inc. 30

papers and correspondence regarding branch Customs House, North Shields, 1816; 40, two letters regarding payment excise, 1820

1816 - 1820
ZRI.24/23

accounts books, vouchers and papers of Sir Mathew White and Anthony Pearson, executors of William Johnson, 1747-60, inc. accounts of several ships registered at Blythe and elsewhere, 1751

1747 - 1760
ZRI.23/7

bills of sale of the Eleanor 1820, 1825, account book voyages, 1812-14, bill of sale of the Resolution 1818

 

1812 - 1825 ships travel
ZRI.20/12

agreement regarding E. Sleekburn salt pans, 1729

1729  
ZRI.16/2

deeds regarding Newcastle docks, 1794-1807

1794 - 1807 ports harbours wharfs
ZOL/C.1/241

bird's eye view of Blyth harbour, etc. c.1910

1910   ports
ZMI/S76

bundles of letters to Thomas Wallace inc. 1,5,6 letters regarding East India Company trade, 1812-13; 2/1-62, inc. naval news, 1812; 13/1-7, letters regarding Parliamentary Bill regulating trade with India, 1814; 21, letters about foreign timber tr

1812 - 1830 correspondence commerce navy Africa
ZMI/576/58

letters regarding inquiry into British shipping, 1830

1830   correspondence
ZMI/576/24

letter regarding proposed Parliamentary Bill on rates of pilotage in Thames and effects on Dover boatmen, 1818

1818   correspondence mariners
ZMI/576/17

letters regarding shipping to India, 1816, shipping in Weymouth, 1792, 1811-12

1792 - 1816 correspondence trade
ZMI.S76/20

bundle of papers inc. correspondence of the Admiralty regarding status of Bridport harbour and Poole, Dorset, c.1817

1817   navy ports
ZMI.S.76/bundles 26-7

correspondence regarding customs affairs principally at Weymouth, 1812-30, inc. regarding cider smuggling

 

1812 - 1830 alcohol
ZMI.S.76/9/75

letter seeking permission for export of books to France, c.1813

1813   correspondence trade commerce
ZMI.B52/1-4

travel diaries of Sir Charles and Lady Monck to the continent inc. to Germany, Venice, Greece, Sicily, 1804-31, with references to voyages

1804 - 1831 journals travel leisure
ZMI.B33/XXXIX

travel diaries of Miss Isabella Cooke recounting journeys to Madeira, Spain and Portugal, 1839-40

1839 - 1840 journals leisure
ZMI.B/63/1c

ts of account by Sir Charles Monck of voyage from Cephalonia to Plymouth, c.1804-6

1804 - 1806 travel leisure Greece
ZMI.576/13/1-71

letters regarding Parliamentary Bill regulating shipbuilding in India, 1814

1814   correspondence construction
ZMI.26/12

two letters from John Ridley at Plymouth, to his father, 21-9 September 1825, with description of Plymouth, comparison with Portsmouth, particularly regarding an Inspection, the Band, Docks

1825   correspondence
ZMD.99/15

Willington Estate & Tyne Iron Shipping Company papers, c.1920

1920  
ZMD.99/10

photographs of oil tankers, c.1925 [missing]

1925   illustrations ships
ZMD.99/1-4

books regarding Tyne docks, industries, shipyards, staithes, etc. 1883, 1909

1883 - 1909 ports harbours
ZMD.92/2-3

deeds regarding saltpans etc. in Cowpen, 1569-73

1569 - 1573
ZMD.52

merchant masters certificate of Arthur Scott of North Shields, 7 Feburary 1852

1852  
ZMD.47/1-2

log books of the Fairy,1855-6, Daisy 1857-62, coal barques

1857 - 1862 ships
ZMD.41

agreement of ship owners and masters of North Shields for benefit association, 1790-1816

1790 - 1816 welfare
ZMD.30/2

bond in 200 of Edward Simmons of North Shields, master mariner, to John Simmons of Kenstone and others regarding the Fraternity, later Providence and Mary 14 February 1780

1780   ships
ZMD.29/3

certificate of Berwick Harbour Commission to Robert Harvey to act as Harbour Pilot, 1826

1826   ports
ZMD.25

sacrament certificate of W. Winter, salt duty officer, 1709

1709  
ZMD.20/7, 9

letters from Thomas Cockburn to his brother John aboard HMS Cornwallis in Rio de Janiero and aboard HMS Drake at St John's with descriptions of voyages to the Americas, 17 March 1815, 21 July 1819

1815 - 1819 correspondence navy ships travel
ZMD.171/7/11

deed regarding ownership of the Jennison 1734

1734   ships
ZMD.158/1-2

registers of vessels and cargoes discharged and loaded at Blyth, 1924-49, 1949-66

1924 - 1966 ships trade
ZMD.113

legal papers and correspondence regarding Warkworth harbour, 1833-47

1833 - 1847 ports
ZGR.dm/3

deed regarding Berwick and Tweed fisheries, 1352

1352   fishing
ZGI/XXVIII

tracing of a salt manufactory, n.d.

 
ZGI

deeds of Abstell Stell fishery at Berwick, 1641-1828

1641 - 1828 fishing
ZFO.9/3

note of delivery by Master John Smith of the John 1786

1786   ships
ZFO.9/1

account sheet of items purchased for a voyage, 18 January - 1 March 1713

1713   travel
ZFO.8/14-20

photographs, plans, newspaper cuttings relating to Blyth harbour, 1858-1930, ninteeenth century

1858 - 1930 illustrations ports
ZFO.6/12

printed poem The Eddystone Lighthouse with account of early lighthouses

 
ZCR.Map 44

Admiralty Chart, Hartlepool-St Abb's Head, 1831-66

1831 - 1866 navy
ZCR.boxes 3, 9, 12, 21-2 & maps 8, 33-4, 56, 58, 76-7

deeds, plans, photographs and papers regarding building of harbours at Beanell, 1788-1909 and Craster, 1853-1938, and regarding coastguard station and lighthouse at Beadnell, 1828-1924

1788 - 1938 illustrations construction ports rescue
ZCR.Box 22

abstract of letters patent regarding lighthouse at Tynemouth

 
ZCR.22

, papers regarding the Craster family and Craster harbour, with photographs, c.1900

1900   ports illustrations
ZCR.21

printed paper regarding Aire & Calder Navigation and its case versus Leeds & Selby railway bill, 1830

1830  
ZCR

deeds, plans and papers regarding herring industry at Beadnell, 1788 - twentieth century

1788 - 1999 fish trade
ZCO.VIII/14

papers regarding Commercial Steam Packet Company (London-Boulogne), 1840-4

1840 - 1844
ZCK.3

papers and correspondence regarding trade to Baltimore, USA, 1753-1821, inc. trading account, 1760

1753 - 1821 commerce America
ZCE.20/1

eighteenth-century bound notes and transcripts on ballast shore cases for and against Newcastle Corporation of c.1670

1670 - 1799
ZCE.15

six volumes of invoice books of coal cargoes in & out, 1742-86

1742 - 1786 mining trade shipping
ZCE.10/14

profit and loss account in copy letter book of the Mally and Jenny ,1752-4

1752 - 1754 ships
ZCE.1/7

deeds regarding Dunstan wharves, 1687+

1687   quays ports harbours
ZBU.F1/2-7

journals by G.G. Butler of travels to India, 1887-8, inc. voyage to Bombay, illustrated with photographs and ink sketches

1887 - 1888 journeys
ZBL.289

survey of 17 saltpans, South Shields, 1761, 1769

1761 - 1769
ZBL.264/2

misc. papers inc. note of East India Company affairs, 1767

1767   trade commerce
ZBL.264/1

`copy book of votes' in the House of Commons, 1674-9, inc. assessment for upkeep of navy, 1664-72

1664 - 1672
ZBL.234

letters inc. from Bird Salvage & Bird shipping agents to USA to J.E. Blackett, 1755-7

1755 - 1757 correspondence America
ZBL.192

Rotterdam letter book of John Blackett, 1708-9, with documents in Dutch, 1709-10 and misc. letters, 1709-13

1708 - 1713 correspondence
ZBK

(collection currently being catalogued), two volumes of trading accounts of the Disko Bay whaling vessel, 1783-1802

1783 - 1802 fishing boats
ZBI.228

correspondence inc. naval letters with references to Collingwood and Admiral Roddam, 1789-1803

1789 - 1803 navy correspondence
ZBG.15/1

patent for invention of improvements to steam shipping, 1834

1834   development
ZBG.10

deeds of purchases of ships, 1696-1740

1696 - 1740 ownership
ZAN.M.22/63

notes regarding Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company Shipyard, Willington Quay, twentieth century

1900 - 1999 construction
ZAN.M.19/26

River Tyne Keelman's bond, 24 December 1795

1795  
ZAN.M.19/22

sixteen deeds, 1557-1839, inc. relating to lighthouse at Tynemouth

1557 - 1839
ZAN.M.16/B.6, pp.144-68

prospectus and other material regarding proposed Docks and Morpeth and Shields Direct Railway, 1852-3

1852 - 1853 transport trains ports
ZAN.M.16/B.1, pp.550-2

volume of misc. papers relating to Morpeth inc. letter regarding African slave trade, 1771

1771   correspondence slavery
ZAN.M.13/B10

Book of Orders of the Committee of the Reciprocal Policy with Brokers, with shipping losses, Monkwearmouth, 1801-9

1801 - 1809
ZAN.M.13.B36

photocopy of extracts from Captain Cook's logbook of 1768-70

1768 - 1770
ZAN.M.12/C23/1

seven letters and fragments inc. regarding Baltic trade, mid-sixteenth century, a frigate, 1568

1568   correspondence commerce
ZAN.Bell/77/34

paper regarding meeting of the Coquet Salmon Fisheries Association

  fishing
ZAN M17/163

prospectus of Tyne Dock Co., 1838

1838   ports harbours
ZAL.93/11

parliamentary speech on navy, n.d.

 
ZAL.91/39

Reasons against the importation of foreign silks manufactured in the loom and wrought with Gold or Silver, n.d.

  trade commerce
ZAL.90/22

The Case of the Merchants of England trading to the Levant Seas, n.d. (poor condition)

  commerce
ZAL.90/20

Bill regarding survey undertaken by Greenwich Hospital about the parish of Simonburn, 1808

1808  
ZAL.90/18

bill regarding enlarging Scarborough pier and harbour, 1732

1732   development leisure ports
ZAL.90/16

Act regarding collection of money given by merchants for shipwrecked mariners at Leghorn, 1737

 

1737  
ZAL.82/1/1

escheators books inc. county assessment, 1639

1639  
ZAID.12

articles for establishing free quays at Stockton, 1683

1683  
QRUp57

plan of Tweedmouth/Spittal tramway showing Tweedmouth shipyard, 1844

1844   transport
NRO.986/1

bank note illustrating the Brig O'War sailing ship, at North Shields, 1840

1840   currency
NRO.880/263, 279-82

plans of Blyth dry docks and Shipyard alterations, 1946, n.d.

1946   harbours ports development
NRO.820/G.3

labour account for named ships, Central Shipyard, Hartlepool, 1898-1924

1898 - 1924
NRO.798

account book and seamen's wages book of the Ancient Promise of Blyth, brig, 1871-7

1871 - 1877 ships
NRO.755/C/Box 32

coastal area map statement, 1964; coastal survey preliminary report, 1964

1964  
NRO.742

judgement in Arrow Shipping Co. versus T.I.C. regarding removal of wreck of the Crystal, 1894

1894   ships
NRO.740/24/7

assessment of fisheries in the Tweed, 1879-1904

1879 - 1904 fishing
NRO.725/F.19

two volumes containing Acts of Parliament regarding docks and railways, 1830-75

1830 - 1875 ports harbours transport trains
NRO.725/C54/1/181A

correspondence regarding Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Co., 1914-20

1914 - 1920 construction
NRO.710/1

bill of lading for Cowpen Coll. coals by Dolphin & Whitby, 1822

1822   mining
NRO.693/18

papers relating to Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co., c.1876-1928

1876 - 1928 construction
NRO.654

merchant ships' agreement and crew lists for ships registered at North Shields, Berwick and Blyth, 1863-1913

1863 - 1913
NRO.653

charter of the Robin Hood from Warkworth, 1846

1846   ships
NRO.650/H.6

accounts regarding building and repairing various sloops, 1767-79

1767 - 1779 construction maintenance ships
NRO.650/H.2

papers regarding salt cargoes and duties, n.d.

 
NRO.650/H.12

plans of proposed piers at Seaton Sluice by W. Chapman, 1826

1826   leisure development
NRO.650/H.10

plans, elevations regarding proposed stone and wooden piers at Seaton Sluice, n.d.

 
NRO.650/H

papers, inc. receipts, accounts, agreements, insurance policies, correspondence, plans, mariner apprenticeship agreements, regarding Seaton Sluice Shipping, 1719-1826, also inc. naval ship's logbook in the Mediterranean, December 1719 - October 17

1719 - 1826 navy
NRO.650/G.3, 8

papers regarding Hartley saltworks, 1749-1803

1749 - 1803
NRO.650/G.1

account of Hartley salt pans, 1744-6, 1752-61

1744 - 1761
NRO.633/1-10

collection of paintings, prints, photographs of Blyth ships and harbour, nineteenth century

1800 - 1899 illustrations ports
NRO.617

papers regarding the Bedlington steamship, c.1841-6

1841 - 1846
NRO.609/4/23

roll of blueprints of the Coquet Mouth dredger, 1926

1926   ships
NRO.609/4/1-36

maps and plans of Warkworth Harbour, 1838-1900

1838 - 1900 illustrations ports
NRO.609/3/8

logbook of SS Amble and SS Miervaldis 1925, 1941-8

1925 - 1948 ships
NRO.609/3/7

logbook of SS Broomhill 1921-2

1921 - 1922 ships
NRO.609/3/63

register of Norwegian ships entering Warkworth Harbour, 1906-43

1906 - 1943 ports
NRO.609/3/18-42

papers regarding the Coquet Mouth dredger, 1924-36

1924 - 1936 ships
NRO.609/3/1

Warkworth harbour tide work book, 1843, 1873-4

1843 - 1874 ports
NRO.609/1/76-7

arrival and departures books of Warkworth harbour vessels, 1870-88

1870 - 1888 ports ships
NRO.609/1/369-71

Acts of Parliament regarding Warkworth Harbour, 1847-93

1847 - 1893 ports
NRO.609/1/353

contract for building breakwater piers at the entrance of river Coquet, 1839

1839   coastal protection
NRO.609/1/323-43

bundle of documents regarding construction and repair of Warkworth Harbour, 1836-1902

1836 - 1902 ports maintenance building
NRO.609/1/139-46

logbooks of Coquet Mouth dredger, 1930-4

1930 - 1934 ships
NRO.609

Amble Harbour Commissioners' Records, nineteenth - twentieth centuries

1800 - 1999 ports
NRO.595

misc. books and papers regarding Blyth shipping trade, 1858-1947

1858 - 1947
NRO.594

two album of photographs of Walker Shipyard, c.1878-90 (see NRO.1419, index)

1878 - 1890 illustrations construction
NRO.589/5

Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, test; with Merchant Shipping Act, 1900, at back

1894 - 1900
NRO.589/4

copy of death record in ship sunk by enemy off Southwold, 1917

1917   wrecks navy
NRO.589/10

programme of Royal Visit to Tyneside Shipbuilders, 1917

1917   construction
NRO.589/1-4

master's certificate, shipping federation duplication ticket, apprenticeship indenture, 1909, and extract from return of death, Koster of South Shields, 1888-1917

1888 - 1917
NRO.578/350, 363, 366, 374

plans of Craster harbour, 1908, n.d., 1919, 1915

1908 - 1919 ports
NRO.567/2-4

apprenticeship indenture of Edward Major, 1844 and seamen's certificates of discharge from the Wrights 1855, the Farragon , 1859

1855 - 1859 training mariners service ships
NRO.564

minute book of the Blyth Steam Tug Co., 1891-1908

1891 - 1908
NRO.546/B.2-10

papers regarding Blyth harbour, 1855-1945

1855 - 1945 ports
NRO.546/B.17/8

papers regarding Seaton Sluice Yacht harbours, 1911

1911   ports
NRO.546/B.13/4

papers regarding Cheswick fisheries, 1926, 1929

1926 - 1929 fishing
NRO.541/60-2

photographs of new flour mill and Quayside extension, Newcastle, c.1935-8

1935 - 1938 illustrations development
NRO.541/43

photograph of cast of rubber trade at Darlington for the Queen Mary,c.1934-8

1934 - 1938 illustrations ships
NRO.541/28

photograph of the Marghern freight vessel, in dry dock for repair, Wallsend, c.1934-8

1934 - 1938 illustrations ships maintenance
NRO.541/139

photograph of repair work, Smiths Dock Co. Ltd, Newcastle, 1935-8

1935 - 1938 illustrations maintenance
NRO.541/134

photograph of jetty for tar and benzole shipments, Eston, c.1935-8

1935 - 1938 illustrations cargo trade
NRO.541

photographs of shipbuilding yards in North East, 1935-58

1935 - 1958 illustrations construction
NRO.530/20/9

legal papers regarding bankruptcy of salt merchant, Amble, 1790

1790  
NRO.530.20/498

correspondence regarding illegal fishing at Goswick Bay, 1936

1936  
NRO.530.20/487

correspondence regarding illegal fishing in Tweed, 1934

1934  
NRO.530.20/465

correspondence of Coquet Conservancy Board, 1921-9

1921 - 1929
NRO.530.20/460

papers regarding dispute over right to auction fish at North Sunderland harbour, 1926; correspondence and printed regulations for ships and fishing boats at North Sunderland harbour, 1926

1926   trade ports
NRO.530.20/453

Coquet salmon conservancy papers, 1916-18

1916 - 1918 fishing
NRO.530.20/452

lease, correspondence, etc. Craster harbour, 1911-19

1911 - 1919 ports
NRO.530.20/442

offical reports, papers, posters regarding salmon, crab fishing, 1911-12

1911 - 1912 illustrations
NRO.530.20/359

River Darling, Berwick Harbour Commissioners schedule of deeds, correspondence, legal papers, 1886-93

1886 - 1893 ports
NRO.530.20/35

correspondence, plan and report regarding Farne Islands lighthouses, 1807

1807  
NRO.530.20/330

correspondence and licences of Coquet Conservancy Board, 1874-92

1874 - 1892
NRO.530.20/274

sale papers of Tweed Bank Fisheries, 1842

1842   fishing
NRO.530.2/14

report on Scottish herring fishing, 1838

1838  
NRO.530.1/3

legal papers regarding mussel bed disturbance, 1894

1894   fishing shellfish
NRO.530 20/148

dispute regarding payment for unloading wrecked Thetis 1829

1829   ships
NRO.530 20/110

certificate of registration of the Express of Alnmouth, 1825

1825   ships
NRO.493/32

`notes on my passage from Shields to Malta', 1880

1880   travel
NRO.463/92-5

plan of coast from Queen Elizabeth Pier & Spital to Goswick showing shiels, stakenets, rocks, c.1824; report, etc. regarding shiels at Scremerston washed away, 1852, and comment on New Tweed Acts, 1865

1824 - 1865
NRO.463/81-90

case, correspondence and lawsuit papers regarding alleged infringement by Tweed Fisheries Act and Greenwich Hospital's ancient salmon fishery at Scremerston, 1830

1830   fishing
NRO.463/73-4

copy of correspondence regarding case of claim to wrecks driven onto Scremerston Shore, 1765-9, with legal opinions, Directors' minute etc of Greenwich Hospital

 

1765 - 1769
NRO.4559

photocopies of copy diary and letters of Sir George Bingham relating to HMS Northumberland 1815-21

1815 - 1821 journal correspondence navy ships
NRO.452/C.5/b.5/32

case and opinion of J. Scarlett on the jurisdiction for appointment of North Sunderland pilot and dues, May 1825

1825  
NRO.452/C.3/c.3/53-63

correspondence and papers relating to Tweed fisheries, 1729-1924

1729 - 1924 fishing
NRO.452/C.3/b.3/39

bundle of papers of Dr John Sharp inc. letters referring to the coast, signals, lighthouse, guns, etc., 1775-81

1775 - 1781 correspondence communications weapons
NRO.452 inc. papers relating to Lord Crewe's charities, early eighteenth century - mid-twentieth century, inc. for shipwrecked sailors, notably B.b71, North Sunderland harbour accounts, 1884-1931; B.b72, harbour petty cash book, 1909-31; B.b73, harbour dues, 1884 - 1931 welfare
NRO.4491/33

Notice to men called up under the National Service Acts,c. 1940

1940   services recruitment
NRO.4473/1

master mariner's certificate of Peter Julius Sorenson of Sussex Street, Blyth, 18 December 1868

1868  
NRO.4419/1, 2, 7-11

declarations and transfers from Warkworth Harbour Commissioners

 
NRO.435

postcard of Blyth fisherwoman, c.1900

1900   illustrations
NRO.431

two albums of ships charters, Blyth shipbrokers, 1870-2, 1883-95

1870 - 1895
NRO.4217

copy of plan of Holy Island Salmon fishery and adjacent land, 1839

1839   fishing
NRO.409

volume containing personal memoranda, accounts and official correspondence of Joseph Hedley, excise officer, 1773-1843

 

1773 - 1843 customs
NRO.4066

microfilm index to The Crew takements [Agreements?] and Official Logbooks, 1563 1913, held at the County Record Offices of the British Isles

1563 - 1913
NRO.404/288

Act for loading ships with coal at port of Newcastle, 1810

1810   cargo mining shipping harbours
NRO.404/287

Act for regulating port of Newcastle maintaining river police, 1845; Act for making wet docks at Jarrow Slake, 1839

1839 - 1845 harbours development security
NRO.404/285

Local Act for letting of Ballast Quay, Lime Kiln Shore, North Shields, 1831

1831   ports harbours
NRO.404/279

Act for North Shields Railway Company branch to public quay on Tyne, 1845; Act for improvement of harbour at Blyth and railway from Blyth Docks, 1854

1845 - 1854 transport ports harbours development trains
NRO.404/267

Act for improvement of river Wear and Sunderland Harbour, eighteenth century

1700 - 1799 development ports
NRO.404/265, 289

Act for erection of two new lighthouses at North Shields, 1805 (see 352 for Tynemouth)

1805  
NRO.404/265, 287

collection of local Acts inc. for construction of Northumberland Docks at Coble Dean, 1846

1846   ports harbours development
NRO.404/201(e)

deed of insurance by Union Association, 1786

1786  
NRO.404/199

Northern part of Great Britain (Lifeboat) Acts, 1779-1815

1779 - 1815
NRO.4029

account of voyage to south America, 1869

 

1869   travel
NRO.3923

reports of Northumberland SCA Fishers Committee, 1990

1990   fishing
NRO.391/1-24

books and papers of Breyen, Richardson & Co., ships chandlers, Blyth, 1886-1940

1886 - 1940 trade commerce
NRO.3901

invoices issued by Blyth Harbour Commission to Wm Campbell, Blyth, for rental of land and drainage and haulage charges, 1947-8

 

1947 - 1948 ports
NRO.384/54

petition regarding extension of quay at South Shields, 1840

1840   development ports harbours
NRO.3730

registry certificate of the John Wright 18 January 1866

1866   ships
NRO.3705

accounts and valuations of Robert Grey & Co., herring curers, Craster, 1865-70

1865 - 1870 fish trade
NRO.3655/3

journal of Robert John Smith's voyage to South Africa, 1860

1860   travel
NRO.364

logbook and journal of Lieut. H.J. Middleton, midshipman, 1896-9; photographs of war manoeuvre, pre-1914

1896 - 1914 navy illustrations
NRO.346/4

letters from and about Thomas Trotter, captain of the Society ,1771-3

1771 - 1773 correspondence ships mariners
NRO.3439/1

account book with references to saltpans at Hartley, 1753-5

1753 - 1755
NRO.342/1-5

telegram from Admiralty ordering extinguishing of navigation lights at Craster harbour, 1 September 1939

1939   navy ports navigation
NRO.3402

minute book of River Coquet Fishery Board, 1921-50

1921 - 1950 fishing
NRO.324/E8

ledger of William Ord, merchant, of Lisbon trade, 1742-5

1742 - 1745 commerce Portugal
NRO.324/C/7

Tyne Salmon Conservancy letters and papers inc. minutes, 1893, 1898

1893 - 1898 fishing correspondence
NRO.324/A84/3-4

papers regarding formation of South Tyne Association for prevention of poaching, 1834, and copy report of Tyne Fisheries Commissioners and account, 1851

1834 - 1851 crime fishing
NRO.309/N2/25/4

plan of Benwell Old Fishery, c.1800

1800  
NRO.309/M.27, 104, 124

plans of Coquet harbour, 1842, Willington docks, n.d., Tyenmouth and Cullercoats, 1838

1838 - 1842 ports
NRO.309/M.123

three navigation plans for river Tyne, n.d.

 
NRO.309/M.101

plan of shipping at Low Lights, North Shields, n.d.

 
NRO.3059/8-9

Report of North of England Steamship Owners Association on port facilities in the Tyne and at Blyth, 14 March 1924

1924   harbours
NRO.3059/5-7

memorandums of agreements between the National Amalgamated Union of Labour and the North East Coast Council of Port Labour Employees, 5 December 1921 - 2 July 1923

1921 - 1923
NRO.3059/4

memo. of procedure of the Tyne Wear and Blyth Ports Transport Workers Local Joint Committees, Feburary 1921

1921   harbours
NRO.3059/3

rules and regulations of the Tyne and Wear Docks and Blyth Harbour transport workers employment assoc., April 1919

1919   ports labour
NRO.3059/1-2

coal and coke trimming tariff for the Tyne ports, Blyth and Amble, 1913

1913   harbours
NRO.304/3

letter with abstract of title to Whitesand and Needle Eye fisheries, 1765 (also see 12)

1765   correspondence rights fishing
NRO.2993/4-5

accounts of Broomhill Collieries (Shipping) Ltd, 1895-1955

1895 - 1955
NRO.2940

declaration by William Hay of Alnmouth regarding regulation of import and export of corn, 1791

1791   trade commerce grain
NRO.2909

list of fishing boats requested at Blyth in 1897

1897  
NRO.2846/5

printed bill relating to Craster Harbour, 1905

 

1905   ports
NRO.2834/2

cash journal inc. details of sales of salt at Seaton Delaval, 1772-3

1772 - 1773
NRO.2740

ledger of Hartley saltpans, etc. 1784-5

1784 - 1785
NRO.2674/1-2

catalogues of Hughes, Blocklow and Co. Ltd, 1915, 1917

1915 - 1917
NRO.2659/77

bill of sale of the Guardian, 1803

1803   ships
NRO.2643/2/6/7

indenture maps showing Link End Quay, Blyth, 1840, 1850

1840 - 1850 illustrations ports harbours
NRO.2605/126

papers regarding launching of sea-fisheries vessel, the Sir John Craster , 1973

1973   fishing boats
NRO.2583

certificate by Robert Briggs regarding ownership of the Robert and Margaret , 1793

1793   ships
NRO.2569/14

drawing of wreck off river Tyne from Illustrated London News , 1881

1881   publications illustrations
NRO.2377/1

deed regarding Tweed fisheries at Berwick, 1709

1709   fishing
NRO.2343/31

plans of wartime structures along Northumberland coast, 1981; file of Society of County Treasurers (Northern) deputies Group regarding sea defence works, n.d.

1981   illustrations coastal erosion
NRO.2232

eight sketch books of Edward Hodgson, c.1874-97, inc. many maritime subjects of the Tyne

 

1874 - 1897 illustrations drawings
NRO.2199

photocopies inc. list of shipowners on rivers Tyne, Wear and Blyth, c.1830

1830  
NRO.2173/1-6

shipping registers of Berwick Upon Tweed, 1824-1910; register of fishing boats of Berwick upon Tweed, 1869-1922

1824 - 1922
NRO.2158/8

sketch plan of harbour [?on river Wear], early nineteenth century

1800 - 1899 illustrations ports
NRO.2155/2

apprenticeship indenture to Hawthorn, Leslie and Co., 1921

1921   training construction
NRO.2132

photograph of a Napoleonic `man of war' on fire on the Tyne, c.1910

1910   illustrations ships
NRO.2100/3/52-7

maps of Blyth dry docks, 1955

1955   ports harbours illustrations
NRO.2100/3/221

Blyth shipyard extension, 1955

1955   development
NRO.2100/3/151-60

maps regarding Northumberland Coastal Survey development, 1966

1966   illustrations
NRO.2100/3/106-110

plans regarding proposed extension of causeway for Tynemouth lifeboat station, twentieth station

  development rescue
NRO.2038/RD.80/1,2

measured drawings of Buildings, Neptune, Works, Low Walker, 1977

1977   illustrations
NRO.2038/RD.62

measured drawing of Tyne Dock Staiths Approach, 1977

1977   illustrations
NRO.1959

photocopies of papers relating to Blyth lifeboats in 1867

1867   rescue
NRO.1955/B1

Haggerston family account book regarding Norham manor and shipwreck, payment of salvage money for wrecks off Cheswick, Scremerston, Fenwick, Beal, Goswick, 1775-1820

 

1775 - 1820
NRO.1555

photograph of Alnmouth fishermen, c.1910

1910   illustrations fishing
NRO.1490

two photographs of Cullercoate fisherwoman, n.d.

  illustrations
NRO.1454/1-19

minute book and report of the river Couquet Salmon Fisheries Conservancy Board, 1879-93; minute books, printed minutes, annual reports and year books, rules, correspondence, and reports of the Tyne Salmon Fishery Conservancy Board, 1861-1947

1861 - 1947 fishing
NRO.1411

photographs of fishermen landing salmon at Tweedmouth, c.1910

1910   illustrations fishing
NRO.1376/2

photocopy of emigrant's journal of voyage to Australia by Alex. C. MacCracken, 1849

1849   travel
NRO.1306

account book of fish landed at Warkworth, 1770

1770   fishing
NRO.1278

photograph of the launching of the lifeboat at Berwick, n.d.

  illustrations rescue
NRO.1264

lifeboat scenes

  rescue
NRO.1230

photograph of vessel loading stone at Craster, c.1905

1905   illustrations boats cargo
NRO.1224

photographs of North Shields Fish Quay & shipping on rive Tyne, c.1900-10

1900 - 1910 illustrations
NRO.1215

copies of old photographs of Blyth inc. lifeboat and other boats, ferries of early twentieth century

1900 - 1999 illustrations rescue
NRO.1206

minute book of Wishbeck Steamship Company, 1901-1919

1901 - 1919
NRO.1189

copy of plan of Blyth shipyard copied from plan made in 1955

1955  
NRO.1147/F18

bill of sale of the Rose 1712

1712   ships
NRO.1147/C.5

papers regarding damage caused by the Brothericks to a North Shields house 1859-61

1859 - 1861 ships
NRO.1147/B.9-11

deeds, plans, legal papers, etc. regarding foreshore and foreshore rights, 1632-1869

1632 - 1869 coastal
NRO.1147/B.9

copy petition for quay to be built at North Shields, 1798

1798   ports harbours development
NRO.1147/B.12,

 legal papers regarding damage caused by ships on shore at North Shields, 1821

1821  
NRO.1147/B.12

legal papers regarding damage caused by ships on shore at North Shields, 1821

1821   coastal environment
NRO.1147/A.8

legal papers regarding subsidence damage to Messrs. Smith's quay, North Shields, 1843-8

1843 - 1848 ports harbours
NRO.1147/A.3-5

deeds and papers regarding shipyard at North Shields, 1812-82

1812 - 1882
NRO.1147/A.2

deeds of saltpans, North Shields, 1704-1816

1704 - 1816
NRO.1100/679

papers relating to fishing bank house, 1888-1921

1888 - 1921
NRO 6107 HM Customs and Excise, Blythe and Amble : records 1822 - 1988
NRO 6040 Seaton Sluice Volunteer Life Saving Company: log books 1963 - 1989 welfare rescue
NRO 5478 Northumberland Royal Yacht Club: records 1800 - 1999 sailing leisure
NRO 5451 Blyth Harbour Commissioners (addnl): records 1800 - 1999 ports
NRO 07146

HMS Wellesley Training School, Blyth: log book 1948-56.

1948 - 1956 log training ship
NRO 06694 Warkworth Harbour Commissioners: daily returns 1947-48. 1947 - 1948 accounts companies harbour port
NRO 06673 Cliffside Shipping Co. Ltd., Newcastle upon Tyne: minute book 1923-42. 1923 - 1942 companies minutes
NRO 06625 Warkworth Harbour Commissioners: account book 1947-49. 1947 - 1949 accounts companies harbour port
NRO 06620 Thomas Wood of Littleton: financial ledger, some transactions relating to cargo coming in on ships 1655-1748. 1655 - 1748 accounts import finances
NCB/DL/D

Cowpen & North Seaton Coal Company agreements about shipping coal, 1838+

1838   trade cargo
NCB/BR

Warkworth Harbour Act, 1847, 1893, Radcliffe Quay extensions, c.1890

1847 - 1893 ports development construction
MBE.I/194

deeds of quays near Scotswood, 1805

1805   ports harbours
M.23

minute book, Customs House, North Shields, 1815-16; printed satirical letter regarding proposed customs house at Shields, n.d.

1815 - 1816
EP.52/A.320

papers regarding Tynemouth life-boat station centenary, 1962

1962   rescue
EP.52/A.161

service sheet celebrating 150 anniversary of RNLI, 1974

1974   rescue lifeboats
EP.38/1

memorandum regarding ships lost in storm off Northumberland coast, 1673

1673   wrecks weather
EP.22/1

note of redemption of man from 25 years slavery in Barbary who had been born in Woodhorn parish in 1701

1701  
EP.21/45

correspondence regarding foreshore lights at Newbiggin, 1923-8, and removal of sand from beach, 1904

1904 - 1928 coastal erosion
EP.21/43

correspondence regarding coastal erosion at Newbiggan by the Sea, 1954

1954  
EP.17/29

burial accounts of seamen found on Screwmerston and Cheswick sands, 1834

1834   mariners deaths
D.9/d/9/50-3

three bundles of papers relating to Sunderland Harbour, 1781-1880

1781 - 1880 ports
D.9/c.ii/9/43-8 papers relating to lime shipments, 1840-58; 1840 - 1858 shipping cargo mining
D.9/c.i/9/28-42

accounts relating to the harbour, 1809-1931, inc. dues account books, 1843-56, labour accounts, 1872-3, dredging crews wages notebook, 1908, harbour works account book, 1908, herring and fish landings register, 1909-31, North Sunderland receipts b

1809 - 1931 ports fishing
D.8/a.8/1-7

journals of weather conditions regarding wrecks, 1772-81;

1772 - 1781
D.5/o.5/275-6

notebooks relating to wreck at Bamburgh, 1762-7, payments for burials, 1763, accounts of payments, 1859-64;

1762 - 1864
B4/1/11

interrogation of Masters, Pilots and Seamen of Trinity House, 1670-1

1670 - 1671
B26/6

copy royal grant for Jarrow saltpans, 1617

1617  
B25/VI/115

agreement regarding Ford and Gatherick saltpans, 1760

1760  
B21/1/5

deed Seaton Delaval and Hartley harbours, 1684

1684   ports
B21/1/3

deed regarding salt pans at Blithes Nok, 1576

1576  
B20/9

writ regarding ownership of Blyth salt pans and mines, early seventeenth century

1600 - 1699
B19/5

deed regarding saltworks, 1771

1771  
B19/4-5

deeds regarding Delaval harbours, 1771

1771   ports
B17/11

mortgage of Seaton Sluice harbour, 1771

1771   ports
B16/11/25

agreement to report and make watertight ship Hopeful Dorothy of Newcastle, 1677

1677  
B16/11/22

deed regarding North Shields saltpans, 1675

1675  
B1/1/58

bill of sale of the Robert 1826

1826   ships
2DE/5/11

letters and papers regarding anti-invasion preparations, 1781, 1795-1808

1781 - 1808 correspondence defence security
2DE/5/10

misc. letters and papers inc. petition regarding fishermen's protections from naval press, 1770, 1778

1770 - 1778 correspondence fishing navy recruitment
2DE/49/3

letters and papers regarding Tweed fisheries bill, 1770-1

1770 - 1771 correspondence fishing
2DE/45/2

papers regarding Army & Navy offices, 1755-62

1755 - 1762
2DE/45/10

letters by George Douglas of Berwick regarding Berwick Fishery Bill, 1770-2

1770 - 1772 correspondence fishing
2DE/39/9

letters and bills, 1792-1804, inc. relating to payment of bills for army and navy outfit

1792 - 1804 correspondence
2DE/39/18/3-4, 7-8

leases of Seaton Harbour, 1793, 1794

1793 - 1794 ports
2/DE/8, 10 & 41/2-3

land agent's letters, accounts and papers regarding Hartley salt pans, 1752+

1752   correspondence
2/DE/4/40

letter regarding wreck of bottle vessel, 1803

1803   correspondence ships
2/DE/4/2

land agent's letters regarding shipping Seaton Sluice Harbour, 1754+

1754   correspondence ports
2/DE/4

land agent's letters inc. 9, press gangs and privateers, 1778-9, anti-invasion arrangements, 1798; 23, comparison between Blyth and Seaton harbour, 1797, wreck of bottle sloop on Suffolk coast, 12 November 1798; 24, capture of the Seaton by

1778 - 1798 correspondence recruitment impressment defence security
2/DE/12

papers regarding Seaton Harbour & shipping, 1752+

1752   ports
1DE/9/14, p.48

Commonplace Book with assessment for Tyenmouthshire, 1635

1635  
1DE/6/11

appointment of George Delval, third Lieut. aboard the Lenox 1693

1693   ships recruitment
1DE/12/29

list of the value of the permits in the National Fishery signed by George James, c.1720

1720   fishing
1DE/12/22-4

lines of battle for naval engagement, 1719

1719   war navy operations
1DE/12/19-24

misc. papers relating to the navy comprising 19, copy warrant to search for missing seamen, 8 April 1706; 21, petition of John Hanniver, master of HMS Worcester to Sir George Byng, requesting employment with information regarding four ships

1706 - 1719 deaths mariners
1DE/12/18

petition to Parliament of owners and masters of ships concerned in the coal trade, late 17c - e18c

1600 - 1799 mining cargo
1DE/11/1-4

receipts, petitions, letter, agreement, etc. regarding saltpans of Newminster, Blyth and Seaton Delaval, etc. 1579-1605

1579 - 1605
1DE/10/11

tithes for fish at Seaton Deleval, n.d.

  rights fishing
1DE/1/19

lease of fishing rights in Hartley, 1587

1587  
1DE/1/135

lease for saltpans etc. Seaton Delaval, Hartley, Horton and Black Callerton, 1683

1683