Leadgate, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

War Memorial In Leadgate

I believe my grandfather's name is on a WW1 Memorial in Leadgate and I wonder why? His name was John James Eccles and he is also remembered on a Memorial of St Patrick's Dipton. Can anyone help with this or with photographs of the memorial please?

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 ...Read full memory

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, ...Read full memory

A memory of Leadgate by Alan Batty