Howden-le-Wear, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Shops

Bryant's Post Office with Mrs Robson, a Queen Motherish figure always dressed in a black two piece, dishing out pensions, stamps and postal orders from the aloof position behind her cage. ...Read full memory

Village Characters

Mr Joe (Cloggy) Jackson Almost everyone who met 'Cloggy' has stories to recollect of this colourful village character - Dave Quinn recalls: Mr Joe 'Cloggy' Jackson, Club ...Read full memory

School

Vague recollections of my first days, being taken in my little blue coat and cap by the girls next door. I seemed to cling to them for ages. (Was this a sign of things to come?) Finally ...Read full memory

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