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Horden, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Finding Grandpa

I am searching my dad's family. My dad's father William L Robinson died  of pnuemonia on 6th December 1924, when my dad was aged 1.  I understand that my grandpa lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Loraine Jackson

The Trust And St Marys Church

I lived my first 17 years, from 1932, in Horden at the Trust Hotel and remember Lumleys store. I was an altar server at St Mary's around the early 1940s and the vicar at ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Jack Cook

Christmas At Hordern

When I was three we moved from Horden to Coventry, my father Reuben Dinning was a miner. My first memory was visiting my grandparents, Will and Lydia Martin. They lived at 2 Ash ...Read full memory

A memory of Horden by Joan Bonsor