WELCOME TO ESTON'S HERITAGE PAGE

Eston Square and Cenotaph with the backdrop of the Eston Hills

This is where you can find out more about the history and heritage of the village and later town of Eston. We have a heritage trail that we are happy to show you and guide you around the town, this can be arranged by making a request via the contact form on the Contact Page.

 

Some interesting articles can be found below and were originally published in the popular magazine "The Yorkshire Dalesman" and are presented here with the kind permission of Andrew Gallon. We also have a copy of the "Eston Community Heritage Trail"  brochure for your consideration. We also have many images showing our heritage featured in the current and previous years calendars on our Shop Page.

 

"The Yorkshire Dalesman"

Ann Higgins likens Eston Residents Association (ERA) to a young tree. As it grows, more and more branches extend from the trunk..........

 

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Jim Higgins describes Smith's Dock as a "wonderful" place to work. He completed a five year mechanical fitter's apprenticeship ........

 

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Our Heritage Trail

When Henry Bolckow and John Vaughan discovered ironstone on Eston Hills in 1850, the landscape and history of Middlesbrough was.......

 

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A flavour of our proud heritage

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•  Eston Poems

•  Statement by Sir H. G. Reid

•  The Middlesbrough extension bill

•  Thoughts of an Eston Miner

•  Local Historian - Maurice Wilson

•  Remembered by Barry Kerrison Snr.

•  Heritage Exhibition at Cargo Fleet,South Bank, Middlesbrough

 

 

 

To view some interesting images showing Eston Heritage click here

To view some interesting images showing local locations click here

Ann 01642 452 329

Margaret 01642 460 743

Margaret 07847 427 305

Eston Residents Association

PO Box81

Middlesbrough

Teesside

TS6 9YZ

Come and visit us, we can arrange a tour around our heritage trail, or the opportunity of you hosting our heritage exhibition, contact us via email to discuss.

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