Horden, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Horden and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Horden

Browse 8 photo books on Horden and the surrounding area.

Finding Grandpa

I am searching my dad's family. My dad's father William L Robinson died  of pnuemonia on 6th December 1924, when my dad was aged 1.  I understand that my grandpa lived in 7th street as a young man and worked as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Loraine Jackson

Some Memories Of Horden From 1949 To 1982.

Although I was born in Easington, my parents and I moved to Horden to live in the 'prefabs' at the Crossroads when I was four. I thought that the prefabs were great houses and was sad when my parents ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Carol Donald

Horden 1930s

I was born in 1928 at 20, Cotsford Crescent, the third son of a miner William Holmes. All his brothers were miners and myself and my brothers worked underground. I remember Lumleys shop as it was not far away and Mr. Lumley refused ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Albert Holmes