Investigating Industry with the Delavals
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Section A

1. Looking at the Maps below, can you identify the various names that Seaton Sluice has had in the last 500 years?

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armstrong_1769_seaton_sluice_221                        nro_6210_221

Armstrong's Map of Northumbeland (1769)              NRO 6210


1st Edition OS Map, (1860)                                  Speed's map of Northumberland (1610)


2. Why do you think the name has changed?

3. How do the names relate to industry in the area?

4. Look at the map of Seaton Sluice from 1860 and the photographs below taken in around 1910.  What evidence of industry in Seaton Sluice can you find?


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