The 9th Premier of Western Australia, Frank Wilson was born in Monkwearmouth and was, for a while, educated in Sunderland.
On that note the first stone for the museum and winter gardens was laid by ex USA president Ulysses Grant in 1877 . Museum opened in 1879.
Just read in todays Washington Post that Lincoln’s new bodyguard nipped into the pub next door during the performance! He nivver turned back up until 6AM the next day. He was even put back on White House duty! As you were.
A bloke from Millfield survived the sinking of the titanic AND there was a geezer whose family name was sunderland on board also.
Is that true? She's been very vague about her personal life apart from that her real father was Irish and she was conceived in Lincolnshire while her mother's husband was away in the army during WWII.