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I started at Eighton Banks Primary School in 1952 aged five, having been moved from the slum clearance of the Teams, Ghd. To be in open countryside after the lung-choking life of the industrial Teams was absolute heaven. The headmistress was Miss Smith. My teacher was called Miss Forster, I believe. I loved playing on ...Read full memory
Does anyone remember the mother and baby home called Eighton Lodge.
I stayed at Eighton Lodge mother and baby home for 8 weeks; end of January to March 1974. I was 16 at the time and an unmarried mother. I lived in Benton, Newcastle, with my parents and 5 siblings. I shared a room at Eighton Lodge with a girl from Middlesborough and we were good friends while we were there. I have very ...Read full memory