The Folk Doon on the Kee - Characters of Old Tyneside, by D. Bell

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The Folk Doon on the Kee - Characters of Old Tyneside, by D. Bell
The Folk Doon on the Kee - Characters of Old Tyneside, by D. Bell

Booklet published by Jargram, 48 pages. Large A4 size Booklet (N4271P1)

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This booklet provides a fascinating brief history of the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside, and the people that lived and worked their in the nineteenth century. The booklet thus offers a wonderful insight into what life was like in Tyneside all those years ago......

From the rear side cover: Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside, locally known as the 'Kee', was once home to some of the liveliest characters of Georgian and Victorian Britain. This book sets out to revive their memory and to celebrate the great period when Tyneside culture was enlivened by the 'folk doon on the kee'. Cuckoo Jack, Blind Willie, Neil Bland, Captain Bovver, Beagle Bet, Cull Billy, Squinting Meg and many others live again within these pages. If you would like to know how Tyneside people formed their distinctive outlook and character, then read this book!

The book is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs and drawings

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