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Sunderland Local Studies Library


Sunderland Local Studies Library is a well-used service, they receive enquires daily from around the world from people searching for family history or local information.

Their services are used by many different people, including those tracing their family history, students with projects and people interested in the photographic collections.

Architects, builders and those wishing to trace the history of a property also use the resources of the library, for as well as maps they hold the Building Control Index for South Shields and local directories which help to build up a picture of the area of interest.

FARNE has digitised a number of items from Sunderland Local Studies, in particular a eighteenth century book of poems by local comedian J. Cawdell.

Contact details:

Local Studies Centre
City Library & Arts Centre
Fawcett Street
Sunderland
SR1 1RE

Tel: 0191 514 8439
Email: local.studies@sunderland.gov.uk


Tel: 424 7860
Email: Local.Studies@sunderland.gov.uk








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Sunderland Local Studies Library
Sunderland Local Studies Library
Our partner on Wearside ...

Durham University
Durham University
Archives and Special Collections

Tyne and Wear Archives
Tyne and Wear Archives
Records galore! ...

South Shields Library
South Shields Library
A wealth of local studies info ...

Newcastle City Library
Newcastle City Library
Home to Local Studies ...

Northumberland Record Office
Northumberland Record Office
Ancient music manuscripts ...

Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Chantry Bagpipe Museum
Pipes from around the world ...

Hexham Border Library
Hexham Border Library
Music of the Borders ...

Black Gate Museum
Black Gate Museum
Dating back to 1250 ...

Beamish Museum ...
Beamish Museum ...
The famous open air Museum ...


libraries@gateshead.gov.uk

Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8430