Shildon, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Douglas Hall

I was the vice captain of the Timothy Hackworth Junior School football team when we won the cup and league. I think we won every game of the season. I was in love with Pauline Baker when I was 5 and lived in South St.

A memory of Shildon by dough13


My father and grandmother were born in Shildon and later moved to Darlington, and my father then to Hull. As a child I remember visiting some friends of theirs, Lizzie and Charlie Bowser in Kilburn Street, Shildon. Does anyone have any memories of this couple going back to the 1950s?

A memory of Shildon by Anne Kettley

Shildon Operatic Society

I was in the Shildon Operatic Society about 1970 to 1974. I really enjoyed it. We did such shows as Oliver, the Sound of Music and South Pacific. I was sorry to hear that ...Read full memory