Example Workwear in NE England

The photographs below showing typical workwear in the North East in the first half of the 20th century.   The Tanfield Railway aspires to all its workers wearing such clothing.

Matthew Pickering is collecting typical 1900-50 NE workwear for use by TR volunteers - please leave donations at Andrews House station any Sunday.
Platers at Doxford's River Wear shipyard in 1895 (Echo)
Platers at Bulmer's River Wear shipyard in the 1900s (Echo)
Blacksmith at Easington Lane in 1940 (Echo)
Workers leaving SP Austin's River Wear shipyard (Chronicle)
Sunderland Glassmakers (BBC)
The photographs above showing typical workwear in the North East in the first half of the 20th century.   More photos may be found by searching DCC's Durham Record website, example search results being Colliery Railways and Railway Engineering.

Refer also toLinks  available under the TR blog post heading.

1 comment:

Derek said...

Please let us know if you have any stories or photos of work wear, particularly in North East England up to the 1950s.