This feature to commemorate the First World War brings you the news as it happened in 1914 as reported by the Morpeth Herald. It is published with kind permission of the Mackay family. We thank them for their support and generosity in allowing us access to their archive.
MORPETH RECRUITING STATION
The recruiting station in the Corn Exchange, Town Hall, Morpeth, has been getting busier and busier, there having been between 300 and 400 recruits secured since the work began.