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Jesmond Presbyterian Church in the Great War

The Great War comes to Jesmond                                                  In summer 1914 south Jesmond was swept up by the … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery grant to restore the colour of the Tyneside Scottish (4th Battalion)

Success! The church is custodian of the Colour of the Tyneside Scottish (4th Battalion), whose officers and men suffered greatly during the Battle of the Somme. A number of church families lost their sons in the conflict. The Colour is … Continue reading

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