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

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 ...Read full memory

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

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

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

Scots Greys Buses

Janine, I grew up in Darlington, we left in 1968 to come to Canada, I remember very well the Scots Greys buses On the back they had their slogan, "Glorious Runs and Safe Returns". My mother used to organise ...Read full memory

Regent Fish And Chip Shop

I was born above the Regent Fish and Chip shop in ParkGate, next to what was once the Hippodrome Theatre. It was my Grandad Moody's business, part of a fish and chip empire the Moodys had, with one up in Park Lane ...Read full memory

Births

I had my two children at Greenbank Hospital in 1976 and 1979. We lived at Scotch Corner at the time and it was a case of chains on the wheels of the car to get there. I have only good memories of my births and the staff at the hospital.

A memory of Darlington by pamela70

Queen Elizabeth Grammar And Darlington In The 40’S And 50’S

QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMAR AND DARLINGTON IN THE 40’s and 50’s I was born and lived for 18 years in Pensbury Street. Then Hargreave terrace. And grateful for the 1944 Education Act. ...Read full memory

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.

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