Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Interviews

Our Place - Newtown - Grace Schwebel

Grace talks a lot about the social makeup, life and customs in Newtown, covering everything…

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Our Place - Newtown - Claire Mulhearn

Claire had lived with her brother, Keith, in Fitzroy Street Newtown since 1912. Claire talks…

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Our Place - Newtown - Brendan Doyle

Brendan's mother was an immigrant from Glasgow and a bookbinder by trade. Brendan considered that…

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Our Place - Darlington - Susan Alloway

Susan grew up in Darlington and spent all her life there. She talks about the…

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Our Place - Darlington - Mervyn Jordan

Mervyn grew up in Darlington in his grandmother's rented two-storey brick house, a terrace, in…

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Our Place - Darlington - Colin Bell

Colin recalls fondly growing up in Darlington “It was a safe neighbourhood usually – where…

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