Once Upon a Time in Morpeth....
On these pages we hope to gather together and present some of the history - and some of the stories - of our ancestors and the world in which they lived. We hope that family members will suggest materials to enrich these pages and certainly an attempt to add material regularly is a part of the goal. And so we can begin.... [Note: use your "back" button or the menu to the left to return to this page.]
An important resource for our early history is a series of articles on "Bygone Morpeth," written by Mr. Harry Rowland, a local historian. The following articles (as noted) were a major source for the summary presented in Chapter One, above. You are invited to read Mr. Rowland's essays for a richer body of information.
Finally view some pictures recently taken in Morpeth: