Ponteland Local History Society
Celebrating the history of Ponteland and beyond.
06 March 2017
Prestwick - an ordinary Northumberland Mining Village
Talk given at St Mary's Church Hall
7.30pn Thursday 16 th March 2017
Visitors welcome. £2.00
The talk will be given by Michael Taylor whose family ancestors have been resident in Prestwick Village for over 250 years.
The highly personal talk will not only give a history of mining in the area but also cover the draining of Prestwick Carr and cover some surprising facts about the village.
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