What's New?

Check out the latest additions to the site
This site
Date Added Description Links
28/10/2006 Added new picture of Bearpark's Home Guard from World War II, donated by Steve Hudspeth Link
22/10/2006 Added new secion to try to promote Bearpark's Youth Club Link
22/10/2006 Added time line page, which shows roughly how the Village of Bearpark grew to what it is today Link
04/08/2006 Added a link to The Song by Prefab Sprout called Bearpark. Many thanks to www.prefabsprout.net for pointing out this song Link
30/07/2006 Added 3 new pictures donated by Susan Norris Link
15/07/2006 Added new section called "Little Big Meeting" to the school category. Link
01/07/2006 Added several new pictures very kindly donated by Dennis Marshal Link
26/05/2006 Added 3 new football pictures from 1955, 1956, 1957-58 very kindly donated by Keith Bainbridge Link
28/02/2006 Added new Flash main menu. You will now require flash player to view this site, flash player can obtained by clicking the link to the right Link
19/09/2005 Added new Lodge Banners pictures kindly donated by Pete Lodge who would like to reserve all copy rights to the pictures? Link
10/09/2005 Added new section - Events Here I am hoping that local organisations will advise of up and coming events in and around Bearpark ? Latest event added - 12 Villages Community Network 6th Annual Meeting Link
26/6/2005 Added new section - Voting Registers - Bearpark and Broom 1930 to 31. I found my Great Grandparents. Who will you find? Link
26/6/2005 Added new section - Ye Old School reports, I dare you to send in your old school reports so I can paste them for all to see. Link
23/5/2005 Added new section - Bearpark Station, including pictures kindly donated by Nick Catford Link
20/2/2005 Added picture of medals received by the 1929-30 school football team Link
27/1/2005 Added Bearpark Group courtesy of yahoo, here you can chat, upload pictures, discuss any Bearpark related topic Link
18/1/2005 Added new Picture of Bearpark Banner depicting Billy Kingston, kindly donated by Keith Hutchinson Link
16/1/2005 Added animation of Beaurepaire Link
9/1/2005 Added new section, The Hall Bridge Link
27/10/2004 Added a media library, new addition Rising the rails Link
26/10/2004 Added an Atlas of the world which proves that Bearpark really is the center of the Universe Link
17/10/2004 Removed side links and added them to the title Link
14/10/2004 Photo of the opening of the Pit baths, donated by George Eggleston who promises more information on this picture Link
3/10/2004 Interactive map now has new "overhead photo's" map section. Link
7/10/2004 Added names to Class 2 1951, School Football pictures 1952 to 1953 and 1954 to 1955 supplied by John Beach. Link
3/10/2004 Added New section to the Village section called Football 1st pic on there supplied by John Beach. "Bearpark Sports Club A.F.C.1950-51"
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27/09/2004 Added "Next" and "Previous" links to some of the galleries for easier navigation of the site
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21/09/2004 Added "All Pictures" section. Don't know why I didn't think of this before?
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21/09/2004 Added "People" section to the "Village" section. Some famous people from Bearpark's past
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10/09/2004 Added new webcam page, any suggestions as where to point it are welcome
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22/08/2004 Added new Class Photo to School section from 1952 with names, supplied by John Beach
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13/08/2004 Added new mining photo with names, supplied by John Beach courtesy of his Uncle, Raymond Beach
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12/08/2004 Added names to 1951 football photo, names supplied by John Beach courtesy of his Uncle, Raymond Beach
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7/08/2004 Added another 1951 class photo with names supplied by John Beach
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27/07/2004 Up loaded transcription of paper clipping from when Pit was closed
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4/07/2004 Added new pictures to Bearpark Colliery Section and re arranged all Bearpark Colliery
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27/06/2004 Added new Category's to Village section "St. Edmunds Church", "Boy Scouts", "Postcards"
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26/05/2004 Added new names to Netball photo's of 1953, 55 & 56
Supplied by Mavis Lewin(nee Jackson)
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26/05/2004 Added new names to Class 3 photo of 1951,
Supplied by Mavis Lewin(nee Jackson)
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3/4/2004 Added new photo to Netball section of the school,
Supplied by Eileen Clarkson(nee Shotton)
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1/4/2004 Added this page to site as have added quite a lot recently
but did not keep a record of what and when. Hope fully this
page will make it easier for regular visitors to find things they
have not seen yet.
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Handy links
DescriptionLink
British Survey - Statistics: Many statistics about Bearpark, Housing prices, Population, Employment, etc. Link
DFES - Statistics: Many statistics about Bearpark School, Number of pupils, Pupils with special needs, etc. Link
BBC - Statistics: Many statistics about Bearpark School, Number of pupils, Pupils with special needs, etc. Link
Ofsted - School Inspection Report: Report on how the School is performing - 3rd to 6th April 2000 Link
Durham County record Office - Bearpark Methodist New Connexion (United Methodist Free Church): Details of Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths Link
Durham County record Office - Bearpark St. Edmund: Details of Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths Link
Durham Mining Museum - Bearpark Coal & Coke: Details of Bearpark Coal & Coke, owners, other Pits owned, etc. Link
IGI - Trace your ancestors: Batch record numbers for tracing your ancestors Link
Barnardo - Report on play area: This was a report done by Barnardos searching for the most suitable site for a play area Link
























































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