Eric Burn

A Memory of Broompark

My grandad and grandma were Thomas and Margaret Burn, who had 3 childen, Jack (my dad), Jean and Marion. .Jack married Mary, Jean married Benny and Marion married Ralph. We lived in Grant Street and grandad and grandma lived in East Street. My grandad was a miner and my grandma was a county council councillor. There were 2 shops, a post office and a fish and chips shop, a school, and a hut which dances would be held in, which are not there now.
My mate was Trever Gobbing. Alan Reed rode over my bike with his milk lorry.
Once a year we would on the buster trip. I would walk into Durham with my grandad when was about 3 years old. We had no hot running water and the toilet outside. My grandad's brother Christopher was killed at pit house.

A memory shared by christine_burn , on Nov 23rd, 2008.

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