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Relative - a Memory of West View.

I'm looking for my great great grandad Jonas Mattison. He owned or ran the pub which I believed to be by the docks water front on the headland of Hartlepool, called something like Blue or Bells ?? He had 5 children in total and sadly his wife died by the 1930's.

A memory shared by Angela Mcdermott on Aug 16th, 2013.
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Mon Sep 30th 2019, at 11:35 am
janehousham commented:
Hi Angela
Could the pub be The Blue Bell, 44 Low St, Sunderland? This pub was run by various Mattisons (also my relatives) at various times.
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