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From: "Christopher Morgan" <>
Subject: Re: [NMB] Evening Chonicle and Newcastle Journal Archive(BrianPears)
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:59:50 +0100
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And the video of the opening of all the blocks from the following page is
excellent - and rather indicates that at least some of the flats must have
been occupied earlier than April 1961, see;
http://triptychtowers.blogspot.com/

Chris Morgan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Morgan" <>
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Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: [NMB] Evening Chonicle and Newcastle Journal
Archive(BrianPears)


> The search should be centred firstly on The Journal rather than the
> Evening
> Chronicle, and 14th April 1961 looks like the day to go for; see final
> footnote 'Mr. Roy Thompson open city's giant new flats' on this page;
> http://triptychtowers.blogspot.com/p/t-dan-smiths-brasilia-of-north.html
>
> Chris Morgan
> Sheffield
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Phil Davis" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 9:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [NMB] Evening Chonicle and Newcastle Journal Archive
> (BrianPears)
>
>
>> Brian.
>>
>>
>>
>> Re.'Lort house completed in 1961'..thanks I also found this reference at
>> http://www.skyscrapernews.com/buildings.php?id=1168 . However, I am
>> slightly
>> suspicious of it because it doesn't fully fit with family recollections
>> (which of course are in themselves often erroneous). It made me wonder if
>> it
>> is possible that the final handover of the building was in 1961.but
>> occupancy of it started earlier. It is not a huge point.just looking for
>> any
>> way to narrow the newspaper search down a bit. The thought of trawling
>> through two newspapers per day over 3 years of editions sends me off for
>> another black coffee and causes me to value the digital newspaper
>> searches
>> that are available elsewhere.
>>
>>
>>
>> Rgds,
>>
>>
>>
>> Phil
>>
>>
>>
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