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

Memories of Brancepeth

The Big Meeting

i was born 1957, so my memories are after that, my parents used to take us each year to the big meeting,where all the collierys had big banners and each had there own brass bands,they would progress allong th streets of durham loud,colourfull,proud as punch,all in there sunday best,,a fine day out for the whole city ,vilage ...Read full memory

A memory of Brancepeth by Ruth Hill

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 65143 memories of 32696 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?