Brotton, Cleveland
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Memories Of A Simpler Time

I grew up in Brotton from aged 5 to 20, 1966 to 1981, living on Marshall Drive the whole time. My sister is still there. School was at the old primary school at the top of the hill, daily 1/3rd of a pint of milk, and extra if there were leftovers. Caned twice by William Hesletine for generally being one of ...Read full memory

High Street Near Green Tree

This photo is taken looking from 'The Green Tree' along High Street towards Carlin How. The Methodist Chapel is situated on the extreme left of the photo before the Post Office. Next to the Post Office is 'Dollo's' shop, a small shop selling everything. A couple of doors down on the left is the shoe shop run by ...Read full memory

A memory of Brotton by Kay Grainger

Childhood Memories

My whole childhood, teenage years and early adulthood was spent in Brotton. I lived at the 'top end' between the Green Tree and Chemist Corner. I have many happy memories of life in Brotton - attending the infant/junior school and forging many friendships along the way. The boys used to do sword dancing and the girls ...Read full memory

A memory of Brotton by Kay Grainger