Hartlepool, Advertising c.1960

Memories of Hartlepool


My great-great-great grandparents lived opposite Wesley Chapel in the late 1800s, behind the trees on the right-hand-side of the 1901 Wesley Chapel photo. During the 1830s, Richard JACK (b1813) and some of his brothers moved to Hartlepool from Dalkeith Scotland. In 1841 Richard lived in Northgate Street, with his (...Read full memory)

Born in Hardwick Hall Sedgefield During the war. '42. Brought up in old West before Owton Manor est etc. Remember walking the streets during war with mum after air raid sirens etc. And standing in Queues with our ration coupons for food etc. With the cold creeping up my ankle bones and legs. That and the Bombs are my only (...Read full memory)

I am trying to find any info on my grandmother, Frances E Robson who was born in Hartlepool 1894. Her mother was Mary Robson born 1874 and her mother was Elizabeth Frances Robson born 1842. Her husband was William Robson. They lived at numorous addresses being Hermit Street and Temperance Street - both streets are no (...Read full memory)

I was born in the town,and spent my first ten years in what would now be regarded as the slums of Stranton, Bower Street, going to school at Oxford Street juniors. In the late 1960s and early 1970s Bower Street and neighouring streets were demolished, and its inhabitants moved to the new council estate at Owton Manor, to (...Read full memory)

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