Gateshead Fell Reading Rooms

place and library

Aged 180

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Thomas Wilson 1773-1858. Pitman, poet, schoolteacher, businessman, councillor and local benefactor. Established this building (1841) as Gateshead Fell Reading Rooms and school, for Low Fell residents.

516 Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, United Kingdom where it sited (1841)