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.

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

Thorpe Road Cemetery.

my dad fred hunter was the 1st cemetery suprintendant of horden cemetery ,my mam eva was a sherburn hill lass until marrying my dad and moving into the cemetery house ,I can recall my mam saying as we looked out of the house ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by benoni65

Christmas At Hordern

When I was three we moved from Horden to Coventry, my father Reuben Dinning was a miner. My first memory was visiting my grandparents, Will and Lydia Martin. They lived at 2 Ash Crescent. I also remember holidays at ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Joan Bonsor