Leadgate, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

From Boyhood To Manhood

I was born at Consett in 1926

A memory of Leadgate by Wilf Wallace

Leadgate Early Seventies

Leadgate will always be in my heart. Some of my happiest times spent in Geordie's cafe and playing football on a Sunday afternoon with some of the best lads ever. Silky, Tommy ...Read full memory

A memory of Leadgate by Alan Batty

Leadgate

1948 and onwards; I have always lived in Leadgate - born in Ponthead or 'Shanghi' as it was known then (sorry to one of your readers who said Shanghi was the bungalows). I remember we had a ...Read full memory

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