Darlington, High Row 1903

Memories of Darlington


Post house coffee bar (Dilaplos), I lived in there, lunch most dinner times, and back in when the shop closed. I worked in Stylo's, corner of Northgate and Crown Street. Myself and a lad called Frank Uttley(hairdresser) used to get our lunch time snacks on tic and pay on Fridays on payday. On an evening, it was straight out (...Read full memory)

My grandad was christened at St Hilda's church in 1890, he was married there in 1914 and was buried from there in 1965. My mother also got married there and I was christened there. My grandad was Alfred William Morland and he worked at the Pease's Mill for over 40 years. Our branch of the Morlands goes back to the 1700s, all (...Read full memory)

My name is ANN ROY - I was in St Joseph's home from 1948 - 1958 and would love to hear from anyone who was in the home at that time or has any information/details/memories of that time. I am especially looking for KATHLEEN BRENNAN, MARY RICHARDSON, an older girl RACHEL CARTER (perhaps moved to London at some point). I am already in touch with ALICE FRANCIS (now in USA), ANN McCORMACK (Canada).

I was brought up in a girls' Catholic orphanage, ran by nuns, St Joseph's Home, Carmel Road, Darlington. I was six years old. My father had died so we all got sent to homes. It was ok, I suppose, lookingback. I had a good friend (not in the Home), Gloria McGann/McCann? I often think of her and would love to get in touch with (...Read full memory)

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