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

Boyhood And Teenage Years In Chopwell By Douglas Hind

I was born on 23rd. September 1928 son of John and Frances May Hind; we lived in Hall Road Bungalows until 1935 when we moved to Joseph Terrace. I attended the Infant and Junior schools-headmaster Mr. Leckenby;teachers included Messrs Turnbull, Bramley Ballan and Kirkup. I was a choirboy at ...Read full memory

A memory of Chopwell by dhind675

Barbers Shop

My dad Denby Smith was a barber in the village but he left there in about 1950 and his father had the barbers shop before him and his name was Albert Acquilla Smith. I have an old photo of the shop with his name above it and it has bunting on it and it must have been the old king's coronation. My mum's name was Lily Bell and ...Read full memory

A memory of Chopwell by Betty Green

Errington''S Of Chopwell

My grandfather lived in Chopwell most of his life, he and his siblings lived in Hamsterley Colliery with their mother Mary Ann and father William Errington, b1881 in Stafford. Their father was killed in 1915 in Gallipoli leaving them to a bleak future. Joseph was born in 1902 but was killed in Greenside pit in 1960, ...Read full memory