Explore the Tyneside town of Jarrow in this fully illustrated A-Z guide to its history, people and places.
The Tyneside town of Jarrow has had an interesting, colourful and often turbulent history. Within the pages of this book, local photographer and author Paul Perry takes the reader on a nostalgic alphabetical tour of its most loved and recognisable places and people, such as Simon Temple and Charles Mark Palmer, and the Gyrwy tribe, who were most likely the earliest inhabitants of the area. Also discussed will be the industries that supported and dominated the town for decades, including agriculture and the shipbuilding industry.
Fully illustrated with images from the past and present, A-Z of Jarrow is sure to appeal to residents and visitors alike.
Paperback 96 pages