I Didn’t Know That!

I Didn’t Know That!

The pages in this section contain a gallimaufry of miscellaneous information relating to the history of Hexham that does not necessarily warrant inclusion in the main pages or in the Hexham Historian!

Please note that the information is not subject to the stringent criteria applied to information on other pages but we hope you find it informative and entertaining. If, however, you find something that is just plain wrong – please let us know. And, if you want to contribute to these informal notes, or if you know something else about Hexham that you think might interest other readers, we’d love to hear from you. Use the Notes & Queries page to post something, or contact us (details in the Contact Us page).

  • Myths & Legends – a variety of myths and legends, and phrases about Hexham, that have been passed down over the generations to be enshrined in folklore (and this website).
  • Hexham People – famous and/or notorious, even those with a minimal connection to Hexham, find them in here.
  • Hexham Markets, Fairs and Auction Marts – a brief chronology.
  • Hexham in Fiction – there can’t be many novels that are set in or around Hexham and Tynedale can there …?