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BEA Course Notes

2015 COURSE NOTES

900 YEARS OF THE HISTORY OF BERWICK

1.  Introduction

2.  Our Border Story (not available)   

3.  Age of Conflict (1296-1603)

4.  Our Guild & Trades Story

5.  Salmon Shiels & Silver Darlings     SLIDES

6.  Spittal:  Spa to Resort                   SLIDES

7.  Our Maritime Story

8.  Our Food & Drink Story                 SLIDES

9.  Our Garrison Story

10. Berwick at War (1939-45)

2016 COURSE NOTES

THE HISTORY OF NORTH EAST ENGLAND 1000 - 1900

1.   Introduction                            SLIDES

2.   Anglo-Saxon Northumbria       SLIDES

3.   Barony and Township             SLIDES

4.   The Church                             SLIDES

5    Defendng The Border               SLIDES

6.   Farming                                  SLDES

7.   Coal Mining                             SLIDES

8.   Railways, Shipbuilding, Iron & Other Industries SLIDES

The notes for each of the sessions are available to be downloaded using the links in the panels below.  

The contents can be used only for personal use.

BEA Courses Union of The Crowns 400 Royal Charter 400 Hexham Riot Eve of Trafalgar Berwick at War 1939-45 The War with Russia Golden Age of Northumbria Food Heritage Project Berwick 900 Challenging History

2017 COURSE NOTES

THE STORY OF THE TWEED VALLEY

1.   Journey down The Tweed        SLIDES

2.   Through the Mists of Time       SLIDES

3.   Saints and Settlers                 SLIDES

4.   One Nation or Two?                SLIDES

5    Raiders and Reivers                SLIDES

6.   Cavaliers and Covenanters       SLDES

7.   Turnpikes and Trains               SLIDES

8.   Tweed and Tweel                    SLIDES