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Trimdon, County Durham

Review of Trimdon by jean on July 13th, 2012
trimdon village co durham Interesting to read Brian MCKEOWNS report on Trimdon i live in same street as his mam and dad and was bridesmaid when he was a best man to Norman Sadler one of his mates.I have lived in Trimdon most of my life leaving to live in Maidenhead after my marriage but returning after a divorce.I was married in St Mary Magdeline Church on the green where Tony Blair told the Media of Princess Diannas death.My son also married in this Church as he married a local girl.I ENJOYED VILLAGE LIFE and never settled in London.I dont drive so I can only say the public transport is no longer reliable as a pensioner they have given us bus passes but cut out a lot of bus services .Luckily most of the younger generation as this would be a problem in their working lives.jean

Review of Trimdon by Brian McKeown on March 17th, 2011
lived in trimdon for 21 years great place to live back then loads of fresh air & great places to walk handy for all the towns,Hartlepool,Stockton,Darlington,Durham all within a 14ml radius,Sunderland & Newcastle about 30mls afew local shops a few good pubs such as the bird in hand,& the black bull,the church on the village green dates back about about 300 years,Trimdon supposedly got its name from King Canute when he stopped at the local blacksmith on his way to Durham cathedral for pilgrimage,he supposedly asked the smith what name is this hamlet & the smith said no name sire, Canute said i name this hamlet Trim-don hope this helps with your survey

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