Darlington, Grammar School 1892

Darlington, Grammar School 1892

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History

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In the early 1870s, the Duke of Cleveland's estate near to the town centre was given over to development. Some of it was used to create Stanhope Park, and it was here that the Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth was built in 1875. The school took in boarders, and its design featured an undercroft playground at one end.

Memories of Darlington

Portrac Camp Early 1950s

My sister and I lived for a short while at a place called Portrac Camp between 1949-1953/54. We think we were living with our father, Richard Denis Stephenson and our mother Winifred, (formerly Mansell) (both deseased in 1970s). We never knew them as we were placed after this at St Joseph's Orphanage, Carmel ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Helen Whitty

Good Times

I remember staying at a great set of transport digs when I was on long distance work.I always used to stay at"Thelmas"on Commercial Crescent as the food was so good and the beds were comfy.I also remember a crowd of us going to the"Mecca Ballroom"one Saturday night and when we came out of the place the snow was almost ankle ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Paul Overton

High Row

I grew up in Darlington apart from two years when we lived in Shildon. I can remember being put in one of the rubbish bins on the High Row by a boy called Peter Leaf probably for being cheeky. I can also remember when I was little going to carol service round the Christmas Tree on the High Row. Sweet memories.

Darlington V Arsenal 9th January 1965

Hello, we have found a couple of football photo's in my late father-in-laws possessions and believe they relate to the game above. If anyone could help confirm the location I would be very grateful. I will try to put the photo's on the photo page but if this doesn't work I am very happy to email ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Joy Waters

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