Wingate, Durham

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Wingate, 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 Wingate

Historic Maps of Wingate and the local area.

My dad was Station Master from1953-57.we lived in the Statio House.It was the happiest time Loads of stories.My best friend was Julie Stockport Iwent to Wellfield Grammar School.My sister Jill and I were very sad to leave.

My father was manager of the colliery in Wingate until late 1952. I went to Wingate Primary School in 1951. Other notable pupils, not in my year, were the novelist Barry Unsworth and Geoff Caygill who I met in Hull where he was teaching science.