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

The Demise Of Big Wesley

I can remember when Big Wesley was demolished to make way for the new "British Homestores", seems that things are turning full circle. It must have been in the late 1950`s when my pals and I used to play on the demolished masonry. We lived in Buxton St just opposite the Empire Theatre and enjoyed the new ...Read full memory

Middlesbrough Boys High School

I went to MBHS in 1960/64 when it was up at Prissick Base, just moved up from the town adjacent to the Gazette Office and Teesside Poly or Constantine College as it was then. They have knocked down the schools at Prissick, as they did for Marton Road juniors where I attended previously. At least the old clock ...Read full memory

My Old School John V. Culbert &Nbsp;

I attended this school around 1945 to 1949. In my final years I was School Vice Captain and represented the school at football, basketball, athletics and swimming. I was Middlesbrough Schoolboy Swimming Champion 1948 and played Water Polo for the Middlesbrough Junior and Senior Team. I also took part in ...Read full memory