Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Cockfield, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
Read and share your memories of Cockfield itself or of a particular photo of Cockfield.
I was born at Cockfield station where dad was a guard and signalman, he was also in the Home Guard. My sister Jean and her friend Anne Coates used to walk over the fell to school, there were no school buses then. Last year I received a Defence Medal which was my father George Robson's for his war work in the Home (...Read full memory)
Little did I know that when I first visited Cockfield when playing for my school football team ( Middleton in Teesdale) that one day I would make my home in this lovely village after having been all round the world in the forces, and that I would feel so welcome, the people are so friendly and down to earth, it was like (...Read full memory)