infobox UK place
country = England
population = 24,000 [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=276795&c=gateshead&d=13&e=16&g=366743&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=75 Census 2001 Neighbourhood Statistics] ]
Tyne and Wear
region= North East England
Hebburn is a small
townsituated on the south bank of the River Tyne in North East England, sandwiched between the towns of Jarrowand Bill Quay. The population of Hebburn is about 24,000.
It is thought that the name Hebburn may be derived from the Anglo Saxon terms, "heah" meaning high, and "byrgen" meaning a burying place, though it could also mean "the high place beside the water". The first record of Hebburn mentions a settlement of fishermen's huts in the
8th century, which were burned by the Vikings.
Local legend claims that, until recently, a preserved
longshiplay embedded on the south bank of the Tyneat Hebburn. The object, visible at low tide, was however the remains of an old wooden "coal lighter".Fact|date=August 2007 A genuine longship would likely have been salvaged by a historical society, or have had a protection order placed upon it.
14th centurythe landscape was dominated by a pele tower. A 4'6" (140 cm) tall wall, a portion of which still remains at St. John's Church, could also be seen. The Lordship of the Manor of Hebburn passed through the hands of a number of families during the Middle Ages.
Sir Humphry Davy, inventor of the Davy lamp, developed the safety lamp at Hebburn Halland first tested it at Hebburn Collieryon January 9 1816.
*HMS "Kelly", captained by
Lord Louis Mountbatten, was built at Hawthorn Leslie Shipyardin the town.There is a military grave of the ships company in Hebburn cemetery, which features a memorial to Lord Louis Mountbatten after his death in 1979.
*HMS "Quail" was built at
Hawthorn Leslie Shipyard.
Get Carter, a 1971movie starring Michael Cainewas filmed on location around the North East region. The Ferry landing, betting shopand a caféscenes were all shot in Hebburn.
Gary Numanmade a pop video at electrical engineersReyrolle Parsons Testing Station.
*The road crash scene in the movie, '
Stormy Monday' starring Stingwas filmed in Hebburn on top of the railway bridge in Luke's Lane.
Hebburn Town F.C.is the town's local non-league football team.
Athletics is also catered for at
Monkton Stadium, home of [http://www.british-athletics.co.uk/clubs/club0299.htm Jarrow and Hebburn AC] , where Brendan Foster, Steve Cramand David Sharpare famous past runners.
The Parachute Regiment 4th Para Reserves have a [http://www.4para.com detachment] based in Hebburn.
Hebburn has an ecology centre powered by
Brendan Foster: Olympic athlete
* Andrew Leslie: Shipbuilder
Arthur Holmes: 20th century geologist
* George Armstrong: Arsenal footballer [Citation
title =George "Geordie" Armstrong
newspaper =The Guardian
url =http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,391370,00.html] [Citation
title =FOOTBALL MOURNS DEATH OF 'GEORDIE'
newspaper =The South Shields Gazette
* [http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/h045.htm Hebburn Colliery] - Information about Hebburn Colliery
* [http://www.hebburn.org/ Hebburn.org] - Site detailing history of the town
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