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 And St Marys Church

My mum was born in March 1931 in the Easington Colliery area, 26 Boyd Street, and was the youngest of 5.  All the men in the family were miners - they lived close to Easington and Horden for work. The two elder ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden

Fond Memories Of Horden

In 1954 I was 10 and went to the junior school in Horden, then moved on to the Secondary Modern, where I learnt to play the violin, the music teacher was Mr Neal and the head master was Mr James. After leaving school I ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Vernon Keighley

The Child Richard Makinson

I was born March 1947 in Guildford Surrey, my father was a serving soldier based in Aldershot. When I was two years old I was sent away to live with my fathers parents in Horden, "family politics". So here I am a ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Richard Makinson