Homecoming

A limited edition hardback book celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Wilfrid Wilson Gibson’s birth in Hexham. The first book of his poems published for over 50 years, this special limited edition of 1,000 books features 125 poems, many about the area most dear to his heart – Northumberland.120pages, 210mm x 148mm. Individually numbered copies, colour … Read more

The Life and Times of Thomas Dixon

During the early 19th Century Thomas Dixon, of Dukesfield Hall near Hexham, in Northumberland, recorded his family life, working days and leisure time in his diaries. His words give us a fascinating insight into his world; his life as a family man, lead ore smelter, early railway enthusiast, church and chapel goer, gardener, singer, musician … Read more

Old Hexhamshire

A fascinating glimpse of the beautiful corner of Northumberland, known as the ‘Shire, over the centuries. Discover the oldest houses including the ruined Riddlehamhope, the early history of St. Helen’s church at Whitley Chapel, the Halliwell Picnic, schools, social life, stories and memories. The sequel to ‘Memories of Hexhamshire’. 152 pages, 210mm x 260mm. Hardback … Read more

Hexham Remembered

This book gathers together old photographs, paintings and etchings which show both what has been lost and what still remains. Hexham today is a bustling market town with many buildings which reflect its historic past. Hexham Abbey, the Old Gaol, the Old Grammar School, the workhouse and the opening of Hexham Railway Station are amongst … Read more