Volunteers needed!

February 18, 2019 no comments

We’re looking to recruit a team of volunteers to conserve, catalogue and digitise an important collection of over 16,000 photographic negatives. The photos detail the work carried out by Head Wrightson, the major industrial company based in Thornaby-on-Tees, from 1958-1978. The collection was donated to Stockton Library Service by Company… Read Full Story

On this Day: February 14th 1804

February 14, 2019 no comments

Thomas Richmond’s Local Records of Stockton and Neighbourhood is a treasure trove of information about our area.  As its subtitle states “this register of memorable events” details hundreds of historical occasions, from courtroom debacles to building openings, ship wreaks to solar eclipses.  On this day in 1804 Stockton saw the… Read Full Story

Can you help?

February 5, 2019 no comments

We recently had a set of postcards donated to us. Two of the postcards are hand painted images of flowers, and date back to early 1900’s.  One is addressed to Master Ernest Jewitt at the Post Office on the High Street at Norton.  The other is addressed to Master Harry… Read Full Story