Grindon Parish - Some Local History Notes

This section of our web site is still under the early stages of development. This page will present links to short  articles and information related to the various interests and research topics of our group members. We will be continually updating and adding to this section of the site so remember to check its contents on a regular basis. 

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The Thorpe Thewles Pillboxes - A brief description of the World War II Pillboxes at Thorpe Thewles with  additional background notes to their history and function.   9th July 2006

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Some Clay Pipe Bowl Discoveries from Thorpe Thewles - A chance find in a Thorpe Thewles garden brings to light some survivals of a long forgotten local industry. 6th August 2006

St. James Church, Thorpe Thewles (Grindon Parish) - Church Yard Burial Marker Survey - During 2009 and 2010 members of Thorpe Thewles History Group undertook a survey to record the grave stones/markers in St. James Churchyard, Thorpe Thewles. A summary list of those names recorded from this survey are here presented. 8th November 2010

Updates 07/11/10

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