On Monday 9 October, Discovery (our online catalogue) and our Record Copying service will be closed for essential maintenance between 08:30 and 17:30 BST. If you have booked a visit to one of our reading rooms for Friday 13 October, please ensure you submit document orders by Sunday 8 October.
In 1936 Backworth merged with the Shiremoor Society. In 1960, it became a district of the Newcastle upon Tyne Co-operative Society Limited. The final District Committee meeting was held on 10 April 1961.