Darlington, Grammar School 1892

Memories of Darlington

Swan Street/Model Place/Hargreave Terrace

I was born at number 15 Swan Street before my parents moved next door, No.14. My family had people living all around the area, maternal in Swan Street/ Hargreave and paternal, from Model Place. We ...Read full memory

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Helen Whitty

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
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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.

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