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Birth of the railways

Celebrating Stockton's railway heritage and The Stockton Flyer.

Changing faces of Stockton

The changing faces of Stockton e-publication gives an insight into the historic buildings which line the High street, the occupiers and their trades, from as early as 1790.

English Heritage

The Borough's known history stretches from the Bronze Age settlement at Ingleby Barwick to the new town of Billingham and from the historic ports of Yarm and Stockton to the oil and chemical industry based at Seal Sands. Visit the English Heritage website for local heritage sights in the North East.

Local history groups

Stockton-on-Tees Local History Group, Teesside Archaeological Society (TAS) and Tees Archaeology.

Stockton Hall of Fame

Make a nomination or view our current Hall of Fame.

Heritage Stockton

Our digital archive and research projects about the people, places and buildings of the area. Collections include archive theatre programmes, school magazines and our World War One commemoration. The site also hosts our Heritage Lottery project including the Head Wrightson Photo Archive.

Picture Stockton

View our pictorial record of our area and its history including collections of the Library Service and the Museum Service and donations of photographs from those who visit the site. We encourage visitors to add their comments, memories and stories to the images on the site and welcome contributions of suitable images and photographs.