Main image: Jenny’s class photograph. She is first on the left in the second row. (Photo © Jean Chesters)
Additional material by Lesley Turner
Children will be transported back a hundred years by embarking on ‘Jenny’s Journey’, a self-guided tour developed by trainee teachers from Northumbria University in coordination with the Ouseburn Trust.
Jenny was a real girl who grew up in the valley in the early 20th century, with details and photographs of her childhood having been kindly shared with the Trust by her daughter Jean.