Darlington, County Durham

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Darlington, a large market town in County Durham, is widely and affectionately referred to as ‘Darlo’ by the local community. In the 1920s the town’s railways saw both a Royal Visit and later several terrible train collisions.

Fishburn Colliery Village, County Durham

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Fishburn Colliery throughout the 20th century was a community of miners, coke workers, and associated industry. Today just a busy road disturbs the peace of this small and quiet village.

Durham City, In County Durham

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The term Durham can refer to both the city and the county. But this small University city dominated by a Norman Cathedral and castle has its own distinct history and character from the wider county.

County Durham In England

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Videos of the local history of County Durham, in the North East of England, reflect its proud heritage as the engine behind the Industrial Revolution.  Page Contents: Is Durham A County or A City? What Is County Durham Famous For? What Towns, Cities, And Villages Are In County Durham? Durham Local History Facebook Pages And…