Tyne and Wear HER(15731): East Rainton, Fleming Field - Details
East Rainton, Fleming Field
Located on the Rainton side of Rainton Bridge. Gypsies used to camp here. They taught the women in East Rainton how to knit and crochet for a few pennies per lesson. They also taught how to make wooden clothes pegs, how to play the violin.
East Rainton Women's Institute, no date, History of East Rainton (typescript);