Bellingham, Market Place c.1960

Neg. B552046

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Bellingham straddles the B6320 that winds its way from the near Hadrian's Wall to Otterburn. The town is considered the gateway to the moors and forests of the Northumberland National Park, and the Pennine Way also passes through the town. The town has not always been peaceful: like many others in this part of the country it suffered at the hands of the Borderers, who raided and reived until they were finally suppressed in the early 17th century by James II.

Memories of Bellingham

Good Times

1 was there from 60 to 63 I was in wansbeck. I remember carrying bread to Bellingham when road was closed by snow. I also remember all the good times I had while there. I used to look after the farm letting chickens in and out. I live in Canada now in Niagara falls have been here since 79. if anyone wants to get in touch please do. peter Henderson.(geordiepete89@hotmail.com

Sunday Teat Times

Happy days indeed, made lots of friends - after the Sunday bridges hikes we used to race to be first in the dining hall queue. You had a better selection of fancy cakes to choose from if you got there first! Len Johnson was head boy and Ann Rea, I think was head girl at the time. I was in the football team and Len was ...Read full memory

A memory of Bellingham by Edmund Doull

The Good Old Days

Hi, can anyone remember me? I was at the school from 1962 until 1965, I joined the Pony Club to avoid Sunday hikes. I was in Tyne dorm and I remember Mr Burrage was a teacher in the dorm.

A memory of Bellingham by Peter Booth

Magic Times

Hi boys and girls, you may not remember me by my proper but my nickname for 3 great years was 'Spud'. I will never forget all the good times I had at Brownrigg and the friends I lived with for 3 years. Many a tale I could tell; anyway here's wishing you all a happy 2014. Cheers for the memories.

A memory of Bellingham by Barry Wood

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