Memories of Darlington
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.
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
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
Can anyone remember the sweet shop on corner of Crown Street and Qubeck Street opposite the Empire Cinema it was run by a lady called Daisy . I was working at the Post Office and we were her best customers .On some Sundays my pals and I would go to the matinée at the Empire and when the film ended run up Northgate to catch the ...Read full memory