1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Barnard Castle, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Barnard Castle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Postman Standing On The Corner Of Galgate West With John Street

The Postman is believed to be John Blenkinsop. Five of the entrances to   ‘Barney’   have the word   ‘gate’   (meaning   ‘way’)   in their street names.   Galgate is the northern way into the town ...Read full memory

The Parkinson Family

George Parkinson and his wife, Ann (nee Bowron) married:13.5.1845 at Rokeby Parish Church. After living and working at Balder Mill, just outside Cotherstone, the family moved to live at Desmesne Mill around 1853/4. The Mill has been renovated, but when The Parkinson family were there, they would have lived in ...Read full memory