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NELHS First Tuesday: Susan Lynn will talk about, Nails, Chains & Revolution, Crowley’s ‘Semi-socialistic experiment’ in 18c Winlaton

1 October 2019 @ 19:00

Crowley’s works at Winlaton dominated the iron trade in the 18th. Century. Joseph Cowen jnr. said ‘The semi-socialistic experiment of Crowley was interesting both politically & industrially’ and this talk looks at some aspects of Crowley’s works and their effect on the village of Winlaton.

The last chain forged in the village in 1966

Sir Ambrose & Lady Mary Crowley

The last remaining blacksmith’s forge at Winlaton


1 October 2019


Old George Inn
Old George Yard
Newcastle, NE1 1EZ
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