Willington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Willington.Co. Durham.

I was brought up by my parents, Tom and Norah Hill in Willington, along with my 5 siblings. We moved from North Terrace to Brown Avenue on Dene Estate. I often went to play ...Read full memory

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, ...Read full memory

Doubt The Year (Maybe 60)

Beside the end house was a single path. The house was occupied by Tommy Jewell I was in the same class as his daughter Pat. Next door was George Smailes the school master ...Read full memory