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Cockfield, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Cockfield Station

I was born at Cockfield station where dad was a guard and signalman, he was also in the Home Guard. My sister Jean and her friend Anne Coates used to walk over the fell to school, there were no school buses then. Last year I received a Defence Medal which was my father George Robson's for his war work in the Home Guard. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cockfield by Sylvia Baker

School Days

Little did I know that when I first visited Cockfield when playing for my school football team ( Middleton in Teesdale) that one day I would make my home in this lovely village after having been all round the world in the forces, and that I would feel so welcome, the people are so friendly and down to earth, it was like coming ...Read full memory