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June 1, 2009

Under the basic principles of the cosmos the world should be created, be used and then destroyed only to be created again. In Jarrow this would be the Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages on Bede Burn Road.

“We Unite To Assist Each Other”.
Durham Miners Banner
The colliery, a tangible focal point, a physical focus of unity often in an isolated village.


Everyman, late-15th-century English morality play. It is the counterpart of the Dutch play Elckerlijk; which of these anonymous plays is the original has been the subject of controversy. When Everyman is summoned by Death, he can persuade none of his friends—Beauty, Kindred, Worldly Goods—to go with him, except Good Deeds.