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 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

Nuns

My memory is very hazy; I went there when I was five and left when I was 14. I remember not being happy at first but at the end I did not want to leave. Love to hear other people's memories.

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

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

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

The Skating Ring In The South Park, Darlington

I'd just like to see a picture of this place as I spent many a day there in my youth.

High Row

Wasn't there at some point a ticket box and steps leading down to toilets on the centre of High Row?

A memory of Darlington by Ruth Smith

Does Anyone Remember

My Mom and my aunt were placed in care in St. Joseph's. My mother never spoke of it and my aunt only started telling us (my sisters and me) shortly before she died. We believe ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Lois Syrek

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