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. The headmistress was Miss Smith. My teacher was called Miss Forster, I believe. I loved playing on ...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, we used to play in the allotments. I went to meet my dad most nights on the bridge when he came home ...Read full memory

A memory of Eighton Banks

Washington Ww1 War Memorial

I live in Washington and have done so for the past 30 years. Currently, I am looking at the role of women in WW1. Does anyone have any information on Sarah Ferguson, deceased 1918 and shown on the Washington war memorial, the only woman on the memorial? Why was her name inscribed on the war memorial?

A memory of Eighton Banks