Stories From Our Collections
Alnwick has been blessed over the years with a range of characters whose stories make fascinating reading. The aim of this section is to bring you as many of their stories as we can uncover.
Douglas Common– who left us a unique record of the period when World War and Variety formed a heady mix to entertain the people of Alnwick
John Hall Sanderson, whose collection of photographs forms an amazing record of life in the Alnwick area just before WW1.
William Percy – creating clothing for Queens of Europe
Reverent George Marshall– whose bravery and environmental interest was outstanding
The Phoenix – Cheerfulness from those who had been to hell and back
Militia Documents – From a time when local men were expected to protect our community
Theatre in Alnwick – Going back to at least 1796