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A dispute with Newcastle, which was to last for hundreds of years, prevented North Shields from developing as town. Despite opposition from Newcastle, North Shields began to grow and prosper, and by the 19th century, Shields was a thriving community, with its own fish market. Discover how North Shields fought for survival.


The Crest
North Shields Click
The Priory
Ralph Gardiner
The Harbour
The Fish Quay
Slide Show


Tyne Lives


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