Eighton Banks, Tyne and Wear
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Historic maps of Eighton Banks and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

My School Years

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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Eighton Banks by Alan Bull

Happy Memories Of Washington(Doris Terrace)

I was born in Washington, Co Durham. My nan was called Ada Dockerty; we lived downstairs, my nan lived upstairs. I went to the Glebe School. My dad, Charlie, worked at the chemical works, ...Read full memory

A memory of Eighton Banks

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Eighton Banks by Sue Hall