Welcome to Gateshead Libraries' Local Studies Collection

This website provides access to the unique material within our collections. Browse images of Gateshead spanning 140 years or search our holdings to find maps, church records, newspapers, voters lists and ephemera held at the Central Library.

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Below is useful information about visiting and searching the Local Studies Collection, ordering images and details of our ongoing work.

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