Tyne and Wear HER(865): Marsden Bay, human bones - Details
Marsden Bay, human bones
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Exhibited: By Mr John Graham, coroner for Chester ward:-... the skull discovered at the north end of Marsden bay; this with 105 other bones exhumed about 6 feet from high water mark, were covered with about 6 ins of soil and sea sand; 'the bones had been embedded a very long time - years - and were very friable; the skull was complete'. It has been suggested that they might be prehistoric.
<< HER 865 >> J. Graham, 1913, Exhibited,Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 3, V (for 1911-12), p. 18 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 81 no. 12