Shildon, Durham

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Shildon, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Shildon

Historic Maps of Shildon and the local area.

apparently there were 2 crashes.. an RAF mosquito crashed near the reservoir and an rcaf (Canadian) stirling got too close to aycliffe and was shot down near the elephants trunk by our own guns... oops - also a bus was attacked by a German plane in the same area

I was in the Shildon Operatic Society about 1970 to 1974. I really enjoyed it. We did such shows as Oliver, the Sound of Music and South Pacific. I was sorry to hear that they are no longer performing. I do not live in Shildon any more. I live in Idaho, USA. I like it but I miss Shildon alot. It will always be (...Read full memory)