Contact us

Visit the centre

If you require information from the society’s archives or assistance with research then do please contact our secretary Philip Curtis:


Tel 07931 842 745


Linda King

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Want to purchase a book?

Please send cheques payable to the Sunderland Antiquarian Society, 3 Woodside, Sunderland. SR2 7ET along with the name of the book you would like to purchase and the address you would like us to send it to.

If you are local, you can order and collect from the Antiquarian Society.

Our publications

Visiting the centre

Opening hours

The society’s Heritage Centre is open to its members and the general public on Wednesday and Saturdays 9.30 - noon.

Sunderland Antiquarian Society

6 Douro Terrace, Sunderland, SR2 7DX

Officers of the Society

Our current serving officers are:

  • Image Archivist

    Mr B. Stewart

  • Map Archivist

    Mrs B. Ludvigsen

  • Librarian

    Mrs. Anne Jones

  • Secretary/Webmaster

    Mr P. Curtis


    14 Park Parade, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9LU

  • Vice President:

    Mr. R. Lawson

  • President

    Mr D.W. Smith


    7 Crow Lane, Middle Herrington, Sunderland, SR3 3TE

  • Treasurer

    Linda King

Council Members

  • Mr. W. Hawkins
  • Mr. C. Metcalf
  • Mr R. Dobson
  • Mr. T. Thorne
  • Mr. Ivor Hunt
  • Mr. Barry Stewart
  • Mrs S. Donnelly
  • Mr. B. Wildish
  • Douglas Smith (President)
  • R. Lawson (Vice-President)
  • Mrs B. Ludvigsen
  • Mrs L. King (Treasurer)
  • Mr. P. Curtis (Secretary)