Monkwearmouth

Monkwearmouth Firstly, Monkwearmouth is an area of Sunderland on the north side of the River Wear. It all began at the end of the seventh century because of a young nobleman named Benedict Biscop. To clarify, Biscop is the Patron Saint of Sunderland and was born in AD627 at the Royal… Continue reading

 

Victoria Hall Disaster

Victoria Hall Disaster To begin with, the Victoria Hall Disaster is a terribly tragedy in which 183 children lost their lives. The Victoria Hall stampede of 1883 is still the worst of its kind ever to have happened in Britain. Of course, news of the disaster spread far and wide.… Continue reading