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Burnopfield, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

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