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I was born at 23, St George's Place, Blackhill in 1951. My name was Valerie Wyporski and I had a brother, Leslie who went to Tin Mill School. My dad was Polish and was a painter for the coal board. He was known as 'Fred'. My mum's name was Pam and she worked at Shotley Bridge Hospital. Our next door neighbours were (...Read full memory)

I was born at Dixon Street, Blackfyne, Blackhill, County Durham. My memories are from when I started school in 1943 at the Tin Mill School, Derwent Street, Blackhill, as far as I remmember I did not like it. Blackhill was shadowed by Consett Iron Company as it was then known (later known as Consett Steel (...Read full memory)