Old Maps of Dacre Banks

Historic Maps of Dacre Banks and the local area.

My mother and I were evacuated to Dacre Banks in 1941 when I was only 1 year old. We stayed until I was 4 and my first memories are at Dacre Banks. We lived on a farm just outside the village, where we had to walk up to the railway line, cross the line and then the farm with two houses was on the right. We lived in (...Read full memory)

I was born in Dacre Banks and remember the Wilsons very well, as my brother Peter and I used to play with them as kids. We lived at the bottom of the lane coming from the Wilson's house just across the road at Woodbine Cottage. I have been living in the UAE for the last 20 years but this month I am coming home to Dacre, the only place I ever wanted to live.