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Memories of Blackhill

Growing Up

I was born in Eltringham Street in 1946, we lived with my grandparents Mr & Mrs Wilson. My gran died when I was about four. I can remember the coffin being in the front room - ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Doris Forsey


Born in Mortimer Street in 1937, attended Tin Mill School in 1943 and loved it. My brother had started school in 1942 and I would follow him there every day so Miss Maud said I ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Vivienne Robson

Early Days Of Blackhill

My name is Stephen Yallop. I lived in Blackhill from the early 1960s. I used to live in Gallagher Terrace. I went to the Tin Mill infant school, I remember the ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Stephen Yallop

Blackhill And Stephen Yallop!

Hello Stephen mate. My name's Paul Hunter, I was born in 1957, I grew up at 6 Bessemer Street, Blackhill. The Jacksons lived at Number 5, Davie Cudden at ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Paul Hunter

Growing Up In Blackhill

I can remember Ann Wall, I lived in Eltingham street at the same time. I moved from Blackhill and now live in the USA .

A memory of Blackhill by Brian Lee

Growing Up

I was born in the former Mechanics Institute in Derwent Street, Blackhill in 1946 where my grandfather was the caretaker. My name was Ann Wall and my grandparents' name was ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Ann Westgarth

Blackhill In The 1940s

I was born at Dixon Street, Blackfyne, Blackhill, County Durham. My memories are from when I started school in 1943 at the Tin Mill School, Derwent Street, Blackhill, ...Read full memory

A memory of Blackhill by Alan Sanderson

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