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Old Maps of Burnhope

Historic Maps of Burnhope and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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During 1956 I passed the 11+, and went to Stanley Grammar School. Few of us from my village managed this- and I’d like to know what became of the ones I travelled with on the bus. Names I remember are- John Biggs, John Laycock, Clifford Stubbs, Terry Wiles, are any of you still out there? I was Judith Jefferson!

My late father, Eric Palmer, was stationed at Burn Hope colliery during the second World War, where he worked as a 'Bevan Boy'. He had many memories of his time there which he often shared with my sister and I. He was very fortunate to be billeted with a lovely family, The Ladlers, who treated him as they did their son (...Read full memory)