Memories of Peterlee

Peterlee The Place To Be.

My mother had a few problems back in 1979 in a small village called Glossop in Greater Manchester, so she placed an ad in our local paper asking for an exchange of houses. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee

Peterlee, Passfield Way And Thames Road Area

I remember Peterlee before the new houses on Grampian Drive were built. Me and my friends and brothers used to play in the cornfield that used to be where ...Read full memory

My Last Year In Peterlee

Hi, I am Kurt Kissling From Germany. I lived with my sisters Jenny and Joan and my parents Kurt and Nelly for 2 years in Peterlee from 1956 till 1958. Then we left England. We live now in Germany 50 years but I never forget my Peterlee. I was born in Iveston.

A memory of Peterlee by Kurt Kissling

Peterlee In The 50s Early 60s

I was 2 or 3 months old in 1954 when the family moved from Wheatley Hill into a newly built council house on Kirkstone Road at the Horden end. My earliest memory is of ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Paul Dunn

Living In Edenhill Road

In 1960 my grand parents moved from Easington Colliery to a new house at 51 Edenhill Road.My parents lived close by in Harvey Close.I used to go messages for my grand mother to ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Douglas Scott

Happy Days

I have a lot of happy memories of living in Peterlee. My mam, dad and me moved there when I was 6 months old from Hartlepool. We lived in Bailey Rise, a new house then. I can still remember ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Carol Bone

Peterlee Then And Noe

I don't remember any of my childhood until I moved to Peterlee in 1971. I was 5 years old at the time and was started at Eden Hall infants. When I moved to the big school aged 7 ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Stuart Wright

My Time In Peterlee Starting In 1955

My family and I moved to Peterlee in the Autumn of 1955. We lived in Thorntree Gill. Petelee was quite new then. We could see the North Sea from my parent's ...Read full memory

The 1980s

I originally lived in Blackhills Terrace, Horden and went to Blackhills Road Junior School and like my brothers and sister went on to Dene House Comprehensive. As a kid I did not really ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by David Cargill

Lived In Peterlee Until I Was 7 Or 8 Yrs Old

I was born in the little maternity hospital in Easington and lived in Kiln Hill Walk in Peterlee. Later we moved to Cumbrian Way, this is the house I ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Vicky Clements

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