Rather interesting Stockton-On-Tees facts
Did you know that Stockton claims to have the widest High Street in England? And that it possesses the oldest railway station structure in the world?
Did you know that the world’s first safety match was invented in Stockton-On-Tees by local chemist John Walker? His first sale of the product was made on April 7 1827 – some may consider him foolish for refusing to patent it.
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