We have no old photos of Backworth available currently. You might like browse old photos of these nearby places.
Read and share
your memories of Backworth itself or of a particular
photo of Backworth.
There are 7 memories of Backworth to read. Here are one or two to get you started!
I was born in May 1950 at 85 Killingworth Avenue, Castle Park, Backworth. I was the only child in the street for a few years and I remember going into everyone's house for biscuits. I played with everyone's cats and dogs and played in their gardens. I remember my third birthday and watching the Coronation on my (...Read full memory)
I was born in Holywell. My dad worked at the Fenwick Pit. We lived in the colliery houses there. Onr door only and the coal house and toilet across the street. The lights in the street were gas lit as were. the lamps in. the house. To get gas my parents had to put sixpennce in tge metre. One nightt the gas had gone put and (...Read full memory)