Shildon, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Past Times

I was born in Byerley Road, Shildon, just up from the picture-house - Hippodrome I think. The male population worked either in the pits or on the railways, you could tell the time by the shift-ends when the men either went to work ...Read full memory

A memory of Shildon

Aircraft Crash 2nd World War

I believe that in 1946 an RAF plane crashed in Shildon. Does anyone have any information about it? If so, please can you contact my email address via this website.

A memory of Shildon by Christine Scott

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