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  • Now That’s What I Call Jarrow

    Now That’s What I Call Jarrow

    The sixties, seventies and eighties were decades of great change. Many towns and cities were redeveloped with projects that dramatically affected the character of the place. Local author Paul Perry recaptures it all in this fascinating portrayal of the town and its people over the course of these most nostalgic decades.

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  • Jarrow History Tour

    Jarrow History Tour

    Jarrow History Tour offers a fascinating insight into the history of this town in the north-east of England.

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  • Jarrow at work.

    Jarrow at work.

    Jarrow at Work explores the life of this Tyneside town and its people, from pre-industrial beginnings through to the present day, in a fascinating series of contemporary photographs and illustrations. It takes us through the phenomenal growth of the shipbuilding industry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, its subsequent decline and brief revival during the First World War when the Royal Navy needed more ships, post-war nationalisation of the shipbuilding industry, the closure of the last shipyard in the town in 1981, and finally how the town is coping today with the loss of such a major part of its history.

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