This one is not to be confused with the new Derby, said Ron. Here's a photograph of the original Derby which was demolished after existing from 1871 to 1962. All photos: Ron Lawson JP.

15 Monkwearmouth drinking spots we've loved and lost

Monkwearmouth’s multitude of pubs gets our attention in this photo spotlight.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 16:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 18:09 pm

But there have been so many hostelries in the area over the years that historian Ron Lawson has had to split his selection into two features.

Here’s the first and we have got 10 former venues for you to consider.

Take a look and see how many you remember.

And if you would like to find out more about local pubs, why not call in at the Sunderland Antiquarian Society. The Society’s base in Douro Terrace is open between 9.30am and noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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