Brimington, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Brimington

My grandfather, Fred Wheeldon, was born at New Brimington on Princess Street, and he married Margaret Wheeldon where they lived on Ringwood Road before moving onto the White City in 1952, when it was first built. My mum, Kath Wheeldon, still lives in the same house 59 years later! I went to Westwood lower and upper, and lived ...Read full memory

Bad Times In My Life.

I'm sorry to say my experience at the school was not a happy one, I recall being bullied by other pupils and certain teachers. These memories have stuck with me all my life,I recall one particular incident in R.I. (religious instruction) the teacher at the time (Mr S), for no apparent reason went psycho; picked one ...Read full memory

A memory of Brimington by David Hill

Happy Days At Brimington School?

I attended Brimington Boys from 1962 - 1966. The Headmaster during my school time was the arch nemises of all pupils, Mr D Kelly. Looking back now I have nothing but admiration and a great respect for him and his aims and ambitions for his pupils. How would some of the present generation cope with him? Mr ...Read full memory

A memory of Brimington by Paul Gibbons