Burnopfield, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Tantobie

My dad was born in Tantobie on 8th Sep 1934, his name was John William Reay and I am looking for any family who still live in the area. Tracey

School Days

I have fond memories recalling the time spent at the Junior school in Burnopfield which I attended from 1956 to 1962. The Headmaster was Mr John Morgan. He was an inspiring teacher, firm but fair, he made us children understand the importance of discipline. I genuinely looked forward to attending lessons at the school. The ...Read full memory

A Bevin Boy

I was called up under the Bevin Scheme in April, 1944, and after a rather indifferent training at Annfield Plain Training Centre, was sent to the Hobson, as I was staying at the time in lodgings in Burnopfield with a Mrs. Crisp, husband Tommy and her two sons, Stan and Robert. There were 2 other Bevin Boys occupying the ...Read full memory