Willington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Willington.Co. Durham.

I was brought up by my parents, Tom and Norah Hill in Willington, along with my 5 siblings. We moved from North Terrace to Brown Avenue on Dene Estate. I often went to play on the swings and top-hat just outside the ...Read full memory

Doubt The Year (Maybe 60)

Beside the end house was a single path. The house was occupied by Tommy Jewell I was in the same class as his daughter Pat. Next door was George Smailes the school master who was secretary for Willington when they ...Read full memory

Childhood

I spent many happy days in Willington with my grandparents Billy and Hilda Davison who lived in Brown Avenue. I can remember my grandad taking me to the park on the estate and going on summer trips with the working mens club. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Willington by Susan Scott