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

Terrible Place

I lived and went to school in Shotton Colliery, and hated the place. Luckily I realised that living there was not for me, so at the age of 16 I joined the RAF and was posted to Wiltshire, clean air, beautiful rolling downs, a white horse carved in the hillside, I thought I was in heaven... On top of that, the RAF gave ...Read full memory

Happy Childhood In Shotton Colliery

I lived in Dene Street, went to infant school in Queen St. Had a great time playing in the Dene, also going behind the pit with my dad, training our greyhound which raced at Wheatley Hill Stadium. My father, Bob Cox, worked in the Miners Institute in Dene St where I enjoyed a game of Snooker and Skittles, Happy days.


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