Leadgate, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Leadgate Memories

Welcome to all. Most of my life was spent in Leadgate where I enjoyed living. I moved to a beautiful village called Milborne Port near a nice town called Sherborne in Dorset. I am married to a beautiful women called Caroline who came from Farmborough. I have worked for a construction firm in Yeovil for 25 years. I did make ...Read full memory

A memory of Leadgate by Stephen Yallop

From Boyhood To Manhood

I was born at Consett in 1926

A memory of Leadgate by Wilf Wallace


I had lived in Leadgate since birth back in 1982 when we used to live on Dunelm Way. Back then Leadgate was a quiet little friendly village where everybody knew everybody. My Dads (David Parkin) half of the family lived close by and i remember going to my Grandma & Grandad's every saturday for tea on Dunelm Close. The shops where ...Read full memory

A memory of Leadgate by Dean Parkin