Roman excavations at Corbridge 1906-1914: do you recognise these men?

Between 1906 and 1914, excavations at Corbridge uncovered the impressive remains of the most northerly town in Roman Britain. The names of the ‘archaeologists’ in charge are well known, however the actual hard labour was done by a team of anonymous men. We presume they are all local labourers drafted in, but would love to find out. Can you help us put names to the faces? All the photographs are available to view and comment on at the web page below, or you can email me at


Dr. Frances McIntosh | Curator of Hadrian’s Wall and the North East | Collections Curatorial

Corbridge Roman Site



NE45 5NT


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