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Olive and Jack Reeder

Olive and Jack Reeder

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Robert William Blenkinsopp and family

Robert William Blenkinsopp, his wife Dinah Annie, née Robinson, with children Lily, Florrie and Mary.

Courtesy of David Newby

Robinson family, Aycliffe

The Robinson family. Seated is Dinah Annie who married Robert William Blenkinsopp.

Courtesy of David Newby

   

Dinah Annie Blenkinsopp

Dinah Annie Blenkinsopp

Courtesy of David Newby

Robert William Blenkinsopp

Robert William Blenkinsopp

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Rockcliffe House circa 1903, Aycliffe
Rockcliffe House 2013, Aycliffe

Rockcliffe House circa 1903. Dinah Blenkinsopp with children, Mary aged3 and Florrie aged Florie aged 11.

Courtesy of David Newby

Rockcliffe House, 2013

Courtesy of David Newby

   

Florence Blenkinsopp 1913

Flornce Blenkinsopp, 1913

Courtesy of David Newby

Aycliffe ladies outside St Andrews Church circa 1920

Aycliffe ladies outside St Andrew's Church circa 1920

Courtesy of David Newby

   

ROF Electrical Engineers, Aycliffe 1943

ROF Electrical Engineers, Aycliffe, 1943

Courtesy of David Newby

Rof Electrical Engineers, Aycliffe 1943

ROF Electrical Engineers, Aycliffe, 1943

Courtesy of David Newby

   
   
Heighington Station, 1950s
Heighington Station early 1950s
Heighington Station in the early 1950s. On the left is the Station Master, Mr Horner, next to him Mr W. Robinson, but the third is not known. Can you help?
Heighington Station in the early 1950s. Can you help identify the people?
Annie and Trevor Robinson
The Robinson Family at  Railway Cottages
Annie and Trevor Robinson
Railway Cottages near Heighington Station. Mr & Mrs Brown, Mrs Robinson, Mrs Lester, Trevor and Melvin Robinson
Dr William Osborne Lambert
Elizabeth Lambert
Elizabeth Lambert, 1910
Larry Kline, from Chicago, Illinois, has been in touch and has sent information about Jane Tait of Aycliffe. Click here to read more.
Royal Telegraph Inn regulars
Billy Kent
Royal Telegraph Inn regulars
Billy Kent built the two houses on the site of the former Ram Inn.
Ladies Sunday Outing
1950s London trip
Ladies Sunday Outing
1950s London trip
Irish navvies
Ladies Group
Irish navvies
Ladies Group
Cyclists
Atkinson Gardens mothers
Cyclists, courtesy G. Lowcock
Atkinson Gardens mothers
The Scott family
Thomas Kent and bothers
The older couple are Polly Davison and her husband, who was a butcher on High Row. The 2 men on the left are thought to be their sons and the young girl their grandchild Ada Stabler, who married into the Scott family.
Brothers Norman, Thomas and Walter Kent
Butcher's shop owner
Hannah McCormack, 3, High Terrace
Robert William Blenkinsopp, born about 1861, and his wife Thomasina, born about 1871. They had a Butcher's shop, and lived on Heighington Street in the 1901 census.
Hannah McCormack, 3, High Terrace
John and Annie-Jane Robinson of Hill House Farm, Aycliffe
The Ellerton Family, courtesy of Peter Ellerton
John and Annie-Jane Robinson of Hill House Farm, Aycliffe, courtesy of Barb Andrew . Click here to see their family tree.
The Ellerton family, who came to Brafferton about 1841. Courtesy of Peter Ellerton. Click here to see list of the family members.
Tom Boddington, courtesy Mrs Ida Hadrick
Thomas Ellerton

Tom Boddington

courtesy Mrs Ida Hadrick

Thomas Ellerton, coutesy of Peter Ellerton.
   
Police
Police Cars lined up
Taken at the old police headquarters on Aycliffe Trading Estate. Inspector William Hogg is on the left. He retired as Assistant Chief Constable of Durham Police. Courtesy of Brian Gargate
Taken at the old police headquarters on Aycliffe Trading Estate. The cars look as though they are lined up for an inspection. Courtesy of Brian Gargate
Henry Thompson, courtesy of his grandchildren
Herbert Flower, Head Master, courtesy of Mrs Flower

Henry Thompson, Head Master

courtesy of his grandchildren

Herbert Flower, Head Master

courtesy of Mrs Flower

 

     

Leigh Foulger has sent several photographs of his family who lived in Aycliffe Village last century. If you can identify anyone, please contact us.

 

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Family weddding?
 
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Joan Judge
Joan Judge
Joan Judge
Joan Judge
 
Foulger family
Joan Judge
Do you know who they are?
Joan Judge
Making hay on the green
Group
Who are these girls making hay on the green?
Herbert Flower - what is this group photograph for?
Lady with lace collar
Wedding group?
Can you name this lady?
Is this a wedding group?
White house trip
POF Driving pool 1944
White house trip
POF driving pool 1944
Robinsons of 3 Railway Cottages
Robinson children of 3 Railway Cottages
Robinsons of 3, Railway Cottages, courtesy of Trevor Robinson
Robinsons of 3, Railway Cottages, courtesy of Trevor Robinson
Thomas Dobinson, Rye Close Farm, Preston le Skerne
Richard Dobinson, Preston le Skerne West Farm
Thomas Dobinson, great great grandfather of Christine. Thomas was churchwarden for Preston 1850 - 1872
Richard Dobinson, brother of Joseph Wilson Dobinson. Richard paid £70.0.11 November 10, 1885 to the Earl of Eldon for the rent of Preston le Skerne Farm. Richard died of pthisis 2 years later, aged 37 years.
Joseph Wilson Dobinson, Preston West Farm, Preston le Skerne
Joseph Wilson Dobinson, brother of Richard. He was church warden for Preston from 1911 - 1920. His son, Joseph Wilson Dobinson took over from 1921 till 1924. Joseph Wilson senior and family are in the 1901 census for Preston le Skerne. His son, Joseph Wilson Dobinson, married Ella Hill from Pitfield, near Bishopton.