Willington, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Listers Of Willington

My mother told me about her great-uncle who was schoolmaster at Willington during 1850's,'60's or '70's before moving on to a school at Tudhoe. He was John Lister and his wife was Sarah Lister. Are there any Coates or Lister families still there?

A memory of Willington by Jenny Lister

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

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