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Cholera in the North East, 1831-2

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This interactive website uses Newcastle University's Special Collections' unique resources on the outbreak of cholera in 1831-2 here in Gateshead and Newcastle to imaginatively inform you of the horrific details.  With interactive games, advice on source analysis and access to the original resources this website offers a unique opportunity to study primary sources from the classroom. 

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Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • History
  • Resources
  • Y 5
  • Y 6
  • Y 7
  • Y 8
  • Y 9
  • Y 10
  • Y 11
  • KS 3
  • KS 4