Nostalgic memories of Easington Colliery

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Not long into married life we both walked into a miners strike that lasted until 1985. This was very hard having to adjust to married life and without no money because of the strike we both lost our first home. Soon after the strike started i became pregnant with my first son Graham I became pregnant with (...Read full memory)

My grandparents lived in Easington in the late 20s till the late 30s they had 3 daughters, Denise born 1926, Beverley born 1928 and Margaret born 1936. Also a son, Frank born 1930. My grandfather was a professional footballer called Alf Young and my grandma was Doris and her best friend was called (...Read full memory)

I love this picture.  It was taken at the 'top of the street'; Nannie and Grandad (Emma and Joe Lawson) lived on Byron Street from the 1950s to the 1970s.  My favourite shops were Robinsons (the source of many birthday cards and Bunty and Judy comics), the Co-op (I can still remember the account number) and Burdesses (...Read full memory)

One of my earliest memories of school in Easington is of Miss Nicholson telling my mother, Alice Stephenson, nee Griffiths, that she would look out for me when I started at Easington Infants. Actually, I was never in her class. I had Miss Ferguson as a teacher before she became Head Mistress. I used to (...Read full memory)

As very young boy from Ascot Street I recall going shopping with mam to Walter Willson' s and then over the road to Snowdons for a bag of broken biscuits. Ice creams from Equis were lush but who didn't enjoy Burdess's little meat pies....cut the top off and suck the gravy out...mmm. Saw my first (...Read full memory)

NOBLE/DAWSON FAMILY. Has anyone any info leading to the NOBLE/DAWSON family. My husband's family were from Easington / Trimdon area. Jim, Alice, Humphrey, Anne,Jane Hannah, Martha, Albert They were children of the DAWSON family. Humphrey Dawson, Jane Anne Dawson. We have an address of 36 Dyke Street, (...Read full memory)

My grandfather moved to Easington and worked at the pit for two spells. He married a girl from the village and they had 7 children. The family moved to the Midlands in the 1930s. One uncle returned after the war and ran the local garage. In the 1950s my mom, sister and myself came to Easington for our holidays (...Read full memory)

I was born in Easington Coliery in December 1940. Grew up in Canada In Dene Avenue. My dad worked At the pit as a wagonwayman in the Hutton Seam. Grandparents were from Cornwall Stret, East.I had a tha best childhood ever. Hawthorne Dene, Boaties Bay. The white steps at the railway to the Beach Banks , the (...Read full memory)

I am looking for any infomation of any relative to Herby and Annie Cummings. They lived in the council estate at the bottom of the village.

This photo brings back so many memories of going to weddings. It was taken from the steps of the church. To the right is the old wooden church hall where we had the youth club and table tennis club. After the wedding we would stand on the steps of the church and have the photos taken, then walk across the road to the (...Read full memory)