Darlington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Oh To Be Sweet Sixteen Again!

I believe the girl walking in the photo with the shopping bag is myself at the age of 16 - 17 judging by my hair style at that time. I recognise the skirt as one I had ...Read full memory

St Josephs Home.

Is this the home for just girls run by nuns? My sister and I where from Hartlepool and were sent to a home in Darlington when my mom had to go into hospital. My two older brothers ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Vicky Lewis

Childhood

I was brought up in a girls' Catholic orphanage, ran by nuns, St Joseph's Home, Carmel Road, Darlington. I was six years old. My father had died so we all got sent to homes. It was ok, I ...Read full memory

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