Darlington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Holidays

I was born in Darlington and then moved to Hartlepool as my dad started working in the steel works there. Always had our holidays back in Darlington staying with my granddad or with other relations.

Darlington

The view of Post House, Wynd, circa 1965 reminds me of my school days when every school day of the year for seven years I walked up here having bussed from Haughton. Then it was up Duke Street to the grammar school. There was a shop called Northern Surgical Supplies and we used to snigger at the advertisement for Durex in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by John Winn

High Row Toilets

yes High Row did have gents toilets .two sets of steep steps leading down to wash and brush ups by a toilet attendant also I remember a gents barber had a kiosk down there due to council cutbacks everything now closed and bricked up .Can any one remember a character called Geordy Fawbutt who had stall next to the covered ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by tonyandal43