Memories of Darlington

Regent Fish And Chip Shop

I was born above the Regent Fish and Chip shop in ParkGate, next to what was once the Hippodrome Theatre. It was my Grandad Moody's business, part of a fish and chip empire ...Read full memory

St Joseph's Home Carmel Road Darlington

My name is ANN ROY - I was in St Joseph's home from 1948 - 1958 and would love to hear from anyone who was in the home at that time or has any ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Ann Roy

St. Mary's Rc Grammar School,Humersknott

I was born in Darlington in 1952, and lived with parents Jim & Margaret Logan, and my two elder brothers; Peter and Paul. We lived at 46 Fife Road and all ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Joe Logan

High Row

I grew up in Darlington apart from two years when we lived in Shildon. I can remember being put in one of the rubbish bins on the High Row by a boy called Peter Leaf probably for being ...Read full memory

Swan Street/Model Place/Hargreave Terrace

I was born at number 15 Swan Street before my parents moved next door, No.14. My family had people living all around the area, maternal in Swan Street/ ...Read full memory

1950s

I live in Hull but often went to stay at my grandparents (Bartlett) at 111 Corporation Road, Darlington as a child in the early 1950s and next door lived a lovely family and I used to play ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Anne Kettley

Queen Elizabeth Grammar And Darlington In The 40’S And 50’S

QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMAR AND DARLINGTON IN THE 40’s and 50’s I was born and lived for 18 years in Pensbury Street. Then Hargreave ...Read full memory

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

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

Post House Coffee Shop

Hi Who remembers the Post House coffee shop in Post House Wynd? The first time I went there I thought "this is it - I've made it!!". It was a great meeting place and ...Read full memory

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