Tyne and Wear HER(15714): East Rainton, smithy - Details
East Rainton, smithy
Metal Workers Workshop
In 1824 William Coulson was blacksmith in East Rainton. Smithy shown on Ordnance Survey second edition map. By the 1920s this was Bailey's ladder makers and sign writers.
Ordnance Survey Second Edition Map 1890; East Rainton Women's Institute, no date, History of East Rainton (typescript); Robert Hope, no date, Recollections of Life in the Village of East Rainton in the 1920s