Wingate, Durham

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Wingate, 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.

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.