The Greenses

Join local Archivist, Linda Bankier as she leads you on this short online walk to discover the stories of the families that lived and worked in the cottages and smokehouses of the Greenses. From the 18th century, herring fishing was the main occupation for the men of the Greenses during the summer months. In the winter, the fishermen turned to catching cod and haddock with long lines. Watch the online walk and then go exploring yourself.


Online video launches on 11th September

2020 and will be available for viewing until 20th September

About the author 

Linda Bankier

Linda Bankier is the Berwick Archivist and has run the Berwick Record Office for many many years. She has over 30 years experience delving into the archives of Berwick and North Northumberland, researching the history of people and unearthing unusual stories and information about the area in the past. Linda also enjoys encouraging people to use the archives to understand and celebrate our rich and unique heritage.

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