The Berwick Advertiser
The website of the Berwick Advertiser, Berwick's oldest established local newspaper.
Libraries, Museums, Archives and Record Offices
Friends of Berwick and District Museum and Archives
The Friends support the work of the Record Office and the Museum & Art Gallery in
Berwick and their related interests across North Northumberland..
The archive service for Northumberland.
The website contains information on current
projects, archived collections and how to access facilities at Berwick Record Office
Berwick Museum and Art Gallery
The Berwick Borough Museum and Art Gallery includes some of the art works
collected by Glasgow shipping merchant Sir William Burrell who lived at nearby
National Library of Scotland
Scotland's national library contains millions of books, manuscripts and maps.
National Maritime Museum
The home of Britain's national maritime collections.
Scottish Fisheries Museum
The museum preserves and educates visitors of all ages on the development and
history of the commercial fishing industry in Scotland.
The British Newspaper Archive
A partnership between the British Library and Findmypast to digitise the British
Library's vast collection of newspapers.
Highly recommended site featuring a treasure trove of images and memories of
Photo Centre Berwick
The Photo Centre in Bridge Street, Berwick was founded by David Smith in 1951.
The entire catalogue of negatives was purchased for the town by Berwick Records
Office in 2012.
Local historian Jim Herbert looks back and answers questions on different aspects of
Berwick's rich and fascinating past.
Berwick Rangers Football Club
Official website of Berwick Rangers F.C., the only English team to play in the senior
A regularly updated record of ships visiting the Tweed Dock.
Website dedicated to Berwick Lifeboat containing photos, news, contact details and
Ships and Fishing Vessels
North East Maritime
Site hosts various forums with a focus on ships, shipping and shipbuilding on the
East coast of England.
A forum, discussion board and various galleries for all things related to ships and
shipping including the fishing industry.
An online community for those interested in the fishing industry including a gallery
of fishing vessels.
Trawler Photos is a online gallery of photographs and images covering everything to
do with commercial fishing.
40+ Fishing Boats Association
Founded in 1995 the Association is for anyone with an interest in old fishing boats.
Dedicated to trawlers and trawlermen who worked out of the ports of Granton and Leith. The
site includes a detailed index of vessels.
Site dedicated to the memory of the men and fishing vessels that sailed from the port of
Gowan and Fisher
1751 - 1799
1800 - 1815
1816 - 1840
1841 - 1878
1950 - 1960
1961 - 1972
1973 - 1979
Barges & Lighters