Memories of Darlington

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. 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

Darlington Circus

Does anyone remember the annual circus that took place in South Park? We used to live in Clifton Road, and I well remember the animal procession going past our house as it made its ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Carol Byrne

Scots Greys Buses

Janine, I grew up in Darlington, we left in 1968 to come to Canada, I remember very well the Scots Greys buses On the back they had their slogan, "Glorious Runs and ...Read full memory

Looking Back

Post house coffee bar (Dilaplos), I lived in there, lunch most dinner times, and back in when the shop closed. I worked in Stylo's, corner of Northgate and Crown Street. Myself and a ...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

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

Births

I had my two children at Greenbank Hospital in 1976 and 1979. We lived at Scotch Corner at the time and it was a case of chains on the wheels of the car to get there. I have only good memories of my births and the staff at the hospital.

A memory of Darlington by pamela70

Cafe On Victoria Road

A friend is racking her brains trying to remember name of Cafe/Coffee bar frequented by bikers on Victoria Road in a cellar? Possibly Boulevarde ???? Anyone help this girl?

A memory of Darlington

Finding Myself

Not a good one;I am suffering from a trauma that happen in my childhood but i had blocked in out; it has affected me all my life. For some reason my mind had enough and i died of all ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington

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