Hartlepool Through The Ages (Through the Ages UK ed.)

Hartlepool Through The Ages (Through the Ages UK ed.)

By: Stan Laundon (author), Paul Chrystal (author)Paperback

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Hartlepool Through The Ages is a sister volume to Paul Chrystal's Hartlepool Through Time, produced this time with Stan Laundon. Stan not only provides many of the old images but has taken care of the modern photography and, in so doing, has given us some stunning images of Hartlepool as it is today. Hartlepool Through the Ages offers a further 200 pictures or so, none of which appeared in the earlier volume. As before, the book explores the three towns that make up Hartlepool (`Old Hartlepool', West Hartlepool and Hartlepool), along with outlying villages, this time including Wolviston, Blackhall and Crimdon. In this selection you will meet Chick Henderson, Joe Brown, Terry Bell, Henry Smith, Captain Perry, Egbert the tank, Winston Churchill and Miss Great Britain, among others. The authors will take you to the steelworks north and south, to Blackhall Rocks, Steetley Magnesite, Greatham Co-op and to the top of Christ Church, and will show you parts of the town by night and by day; you'll learn how to street dance on the pier and will watch a rehearsal of The Wizard of Oz. Altogether, Hartlepool Through the Ages is a warm and colourful celebration of a warm and colourful town, past and present.

About Author

Paul Chrystal is the author of more than twenty-five books and a broadcaster. He has appeared regularly on BBC local radio and the BBC World Service and writes features for national newspapers. His books cover a wide range of subjects from the history of chocolate to classical history. Recent titles include Women in Ancient Rome, 2013; Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry, 2011; Fry & Cadbury Through Time, 2012; The History of Chocolate in York, 2012; The A-Z of York History, 2013; and The Rowntree Family, A Social History (2013). He is also the author of Barnard Castle & Teesdale Through Time published by Amberley in 2012. Stan Laundon, a well-known and popular figure in Hartlepool. He was a producer/presenter on BBC Radio Tees for many years, is a professional photographer and a blues musician who worked with a number of famous bands in the sixties and seventies. He will be able to fix a slot on Radio Tees and a feature in the Hartlepool Mail for the book, as indeed he did for the first Hartlepool book and the Lifeboats book.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781445640440
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781445640440
  • weight: 309
  • ISBN10: 1445640449
  • edition: UK ed.

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