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Memories of Darlington

Swan Street/Model Place/Hargreave Terrace

I was born at number 15 Swan Street before my parents moved next door, No.14. My family had people living all around the area, maternal in Swan Street/ ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by David Preston

Finding Myself

Not a good one;I am suffering from a trauma that happen in my childhood but i had blocked in out; it has affected me all my life. For some reason my mind had enough and i died of ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Jean Mcstravick

Savouries

My name is Christine Galloway (nee Blenkinsopp). The stall in the indoor market still sells hot sausage and onion in a bread bun (savouries bun), the family who owned it in the 1960s ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Christine Galloway

Oh To Be Sweet Sixteen Again!

I believe the girl walking in the photo with the shopping bag is myself at the age of 16 - 17 judging by my hair style at that time. I recognise the skirt as one I ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Margaret Batey

Darlington

The view of Post House, Wynd, circa 1965 reminds me of my school days when every school day of the year for seven years I walked up here having bussed from Haughton. Then it was up ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by John Winn

Regent Fish And Chip Shop

I was born above the Regent Fish and Chip shop in ParkGate, next to what was once the Hippodrome Theatre. It was my Grandad Moody's business, part of a fish and chip ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Derek Snowdon

1960s

I grew up in Dundee Street in Darlington. I remember the shops on each end of Dundee Street and Montrose Street, and the alleys between, the alleys were made of blue tiles that always ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Donna Harland

Portrac Camp Early 1950s

My sister and I lived for a short while at a place called Portrac Camp between 1949-1953/54. We think we were living with our father, Richard Denis Stephenson and our ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Helen Whitty

High Row

I grew up in Darlington apart from two years when we lived in Shildon. I can remember being put in one of the rubbish bins on the High Row by a boy called Peter Leaf probably for being ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Anthea Mulhatton

Childhood Memories South Park 1960s Approx

I like to remember my childhood in Darlington where I grew up until I moved to Whitley Bay. We used to spend lots of time in the South Park, on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Darlington by Janine Jameson

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