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.

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 window ,youre dad barrowed every lot of top soil by hand to make this area he planted every tree by ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by benoni65

The Trust And St Marys Church

I lived my first 17 years, from 1932, in Horden at the Trust Hotel and remember Lumleys store. I was an altar server at St Mary's around the early 1940s and the vicar at the time was the Reverend Walton. My sister Marion and brother-in-law Aubrey Wrathall were married there. Although I have been away for 60 years ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Jack Cook

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 Crimdon Dean. I was amazed to be able to see the sea from the landing window of my granparents' house. ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Joan Bonsor