Greatham, Cleveland
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Early Childhood

Most of the photos here are from 1955. I was a five year old boy living in Greatham in 1955 with my dad, who was the local 'Bobby', my mam and my younger brother.  We lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Greatham by Philip Purdie

Greatham Railway Station, And Station Houses.

Well I lived in Middlesbrough, I used to get the bus to Greatham, my sister Sylvia and I, we would visit our relations Uncle Jack Wright, and Aunty ...Read full memory

A memory of Greatham by Malcolm Wright

Greenside In The 1940s

My memories are of Greatham mainly in the 1940s. My nan and grandad , Gertrude and Joseph Peacock Wilkinson, lived in the large house called Greenside opposite the Green, and ...Read full memory