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Chopwell, Tyne and Wear
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Old Photos near Chopwell

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

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

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

Day Trip To Chopwell

One day I went for one of my favourite walks around Milkwellburn and Chopwell Woods, it was a lovely hot day when I started chatting to a lovely gentleman walking his pet dogs. After 20 minutes it turned out that one of my great uncles was his grandfather, but I do not know how he would be related to me. To be honest, ...Read full memory

A memory of Chopwell by Mark Johnston