Old Maps of Consett

Historic Maps of Consett and the local area.

I was born in the 1950s but, despite having memories of happy times spent in the old bus station in the late 1960s, I would class the 1970s as more my era. Us lasses would sport shaggy-cut hairstyles, mini-skirts, hot pants and platform shoes and we'd buy stuff from She Fashions. We would do a tour of the pubs, usually preferring (...Read full memory)

I have lived most of my life in Australia, Hong Kong and more recently Japan. However memories of Dear Old Consett will live on eternally. I was born in Medomsley Road in December 1945 and later moved to West Parade and around 1953 moved into my grandmother's home in The Avenue. My grandmother Annie Edna (...Read full memory)