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Caption for Aldbrough St John, the Green c1955: An impromptu cricket match takes place on The Green at Aldbrough St John on a glorious summer's day. This large village, just off the ancient Roman Road of Dere Street, later the Great North Road and the A1, lies near the Durham border west of Darlington.

Memories of Aldbrough St John

Reading Carol's memories brings to mind a lot of happy times in the village, especially the bus shelter and phone box. We managed to make up a lot of our own entertainment, especially the 'village youth club', in a loft above Wilf Martin's butchery business. With a trap door, we could decide who (...Read full memory)

My former name was Carol Innis and I lived in Aldbrough with my brother Les and parents Ken and Hilda. Les and I spent our childhood and teenage years walking and swimming in the beck, playing football on the huge village green and cricket on the cricket pitch which was maintained to a high (...Read full memory)

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