Darlington, The Derwent 1901

Memories of Darlington


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).

Christine, I also used to skate at South Park. I was a member of a roller skating club, along with Tim Tong, the Chinese man you mention in your post. A lovely man, who I bet is STILL skating. I still have my skating boots but haven't skated for years. Very happy memories of South Park. It's very sad (...Read full memory)

QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMAR AND DARLINGTON IN THE 40’s and 50’s I was born and lived for 18 years in Pensbury Street. Then Hargreave terrace. And grateful for the 1944 Education Act. Still. Recently I visited the Sixth Form College. It was Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Nostalgic. (...Read full memory)

I was born in Darlington in 1952, and lived with parents Jim & Margaret Logan, and my two elder brothers; Peter and Paul. We lived at 46 Fife Road and all attended St. Augustines RC Primary School, Larchfield Street, and then after the Scholarship, up to St. Mary's. My old form master was Mr (...Read full memory)

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