Darlington, Grammar School 1892

Darlington, Grammar School 1892

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Memories of Darlington

Finding Myself

Not a good one;I am suffering from a trauma that happen in my childhood but i had blocked in out; it has affected me all my life. For some reason my mind had enough and i died of all feeling I have to keep going if any one ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by John Winn

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Joy Waters

Roller Skating At South Park

Christine, I also used to skate at South Park. I was a member of a roller skating club, along with Tim Tong, the Chinese man you mention in your post. A lovely man, who I bet is STILL skating. I still have my ...Read full memory

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History

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.