Part Scots, Welsh, Northumbrian. But a proud Geordie.
Like the majority of Tynesiders I came from incomers to the industries.
Some part of Mumís side of the family were from to to the West of Newcastle close to the Tyne.
The Geordie term appears to come from 1745 ish General George Wade as the Scots called his troops in Newcastle as Geordies men. How many men he had at Newcastle appears to have large but would be from all over.
Not as yet found what Regiments were based in Newcastle at the time but bad weather prevented him getting a cross to Carlisle to stop the Scots. Not a lot of info found so far.
One of these days might do more research on it.
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