Jarrow


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Jarrow

(ˈdʒærəʊ)
n
(Placename) a port in NE England, in South Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: ruined monastery where the Venerable Bede lived and died; its unemployed marched on London in the 1930s; shipyards, oil installations, iron and steel works. Pop: 27 526 (2001)
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WHILE Caedmon was still singing at Whitby, in another Northumbrian village named Jarrow a boy was born.
Once, when Bede was still a boy, a fearful plague swept the land, "killing and destroying a great multitude of men." In the monastery of Jarrow all who could read, or preach, or sing were killed by it.
*Extracts are from a letter of Cuthbert, afterwards Abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow, to his friend Cuthwin.
For a medium-sized Tyneside town, Jarrow has a rich, long history.
Dee Street OR a medium-sized Tyneside town, Jarrow has a rich history.
The former Jarrow Community Centre building in Cambrian Street has been transformed into the state-of-the-art Jarrow Focus, featuring a redesigned gym, sports hall, dance studios, theatre space as well as a new library.
JARROW UNDER-13s V BILLINGHAM UNDER-13s BILLINGHAM Under-13s showed today that they were maturing into a well-organised team.
Tipton Town's FA Vase dream was shattered in heart-breaking - and controversial - fashion in a penalty shoot-out against Jarrow Roofing.
With its first-class facilities and services brought together under one roof, Jarrow Focus is a multipurpose building that will serve to enhance the health and wellbeing of local people.
ACOMMEMORATIVE blue plaque has been unveiled in memory of one of the leaders of the 1936 Jarrow Crusade.
The parade is set to be one of the festival highlights, alongside the Community and Charity Fayre, organised by Groundwork South Tyneside & Newcastle (STAN), which also operates Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum next to Drewetts Park.