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Pat RickardPatrick Rickard
Passed away on 19th February 2024 aged 77 years. Beloved husband of Sylvia, much loved dad of Joanne, Trish and John, loving granda of Christopher, Zeki, Devran, Darcy, Ivy and Otis. Friends please meet on Wednesday 6th March at 12.30pm for Requiem Mass at St Williams RC Church, Trimdon Village, committal to follow at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Macmillan. All are welcome afterwards at Trimdon Colliery Club
Cochrane's Funeral Directors

William Clifford (Billy)William Clifford (Billy)
Passed away on 16th February 2024, aged 81 years, funeral Service to be held on Friday 1st March. Family and friends please meet for service at St Mary Magdalene Church, Trimdon Village at 11.30am, committal to follow at Wear Valley Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if desired: 'Alzheimer's Society' and 'Craigarran Care Home'
East Durham Funeral Service

Tutankhamun's Uncle: The metamorphoses of MosesTutankhamun's Uncle
Trimdon historian Alan Bell also published historical novels, this being an example available on Amazon

Photos, History & Research

Photo Galleries
Our Galleries include more than 4,600 photos in hundreds of separate albums, most provided courtesy of website visitors. Latest additions are Trimdon, Sedgefield and Kelloe photos

Genealogy Research
Visitors looking for family history info please use this section. Last entry 12th Oct 2023 - Glaister

Trimdon Snippets
Part of a series of three booklets compiled by local teacher and historian Eveline Johnson, this is a complete copy of the first edition.
First published in 1998, read it online now at https://snippets.trimdon.com

History Section
Articles and personal accounts documenting Trimdon's past, including published booklets, wartime memories, mining  accounts and family histories.

Short snippets of interest which appeared only on the home page are saved to the Local Articles sections. Full page articles are never deleted - find them all here.

The guestbook is for anyone to leave a message, question or opinion on anything related to Trimdon, and contains messages from 2004 onwards. Read it here - updated 12th Oct 2023

Crime & Incidents
Anything of interest can be recorded here.

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