Willington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Sweet Shop, Hight Street, Willington.

My grandmother, Joan Hobson (nee Charlton) owned the sweet shop here and ran it from about 1945 onwards, until the early 1960s. Her mother, Mrs Charlton, ran ...Read full memory

Pop Pop Hodgson

My Great-grandfather William Edward Hodgson was born in Willington, Durham, England, 7 October 1860. He emigrated to the United States around his 21st birthday. He lived in ...Read full memory

A memory of Willington by Laura King

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Somewhat puzzled by this photograph, if this is 55',where is Simpsons petrol station? HI Malcolm, I passed your comments to our archivist and she has changed the date to c1960 - these later ...Read full memory

A memory of Willington

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