Memories of Peterlee

Changing Peterlee

The Photogragh of the town centre has changed a lot since it was build. This row of building is still there. They have just built around it making it into a masive complex. I often do my shopping in the town centre. We have an Asda and many more shops. I was born in 1962 but did not come to Peterlee until 1965 from ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Karen Surtees

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 I was placed in Mrs Hoy's class, she was a fantastic teacher. In my second year I was put into Mrs Hudson's class, where for the first time I ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Stuart Wright

I Have Memory Of This.

Opposite the shops was Galloway road. during the snowy winter months I used to sledge downhill away from Galloway road,. and once crashed into a pile of wood that was covered in snow,I winded myself. Just around the corner in Mansell crescent was the local police station. One evening when departing from the dance that was ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by twilwin

Playing Football

I remember playing football with you and Brian little who went on to play for Aston Villa and England I lived in 20 Kirkstone Avenue. John Orchard

A memory of Peterlee by Lynda Orchard

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 Grampian Drive and Christchurch Place are now. And I remember going to pick blackberries from the bushes that lined the path going up Passfield ...Read full memory

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 sitting on the door step waiting for my brother (Bill) who was a year older to come home from school. I followed him to Dene House Infants a ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Paul Dunn

Fun Times

I was born in 1962 and lived in Peterlee for only 6 years. I remember fun times and the holidays from school were full of activities on a big green, where you learnt how to roller skate, walk on stilts and had so much fun. Good times.

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

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 the smell from the Tudor crisp factory which was just at the bottom of our garden, I am sure that is why I love crisps. Then there was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Peterlee by Carol Bone

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 bedroom window. At that time there were no schools, churches, hospitals, few stores, etc. My sister and I attended school in Horden. We walked ...Read full memory

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