January 2017 updates

Correction to the page about James Reid: it is now understood that the houses in Linskill Street to which James and Ann Reid moved in c.1851-2 may have had a water supply but did not have sewerage.

Added to the Source & References page: the recently published, detailed North Shields history “Shiels to Shields, The Life Story of a North Tyneside Town” by Danny Lawrence, published by Carnegie Publishing Ltd, Lancaster, 2016, ISBN 978-1-85936-228-0

A new page has been added about North Shields itself, setting a context for the content of this website.

A new page has been added, holding miscellaneous oddments and curious items.