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Trip to Lourdes

What we know about this image :

Taken in 1953, the scene is West Hartlepool station where a group of 50 people from the town joined others from the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle on a trip to Lourdes. There were two packed trains. The Hartlepool group were accompanied by Father Dunne of St Joseph's . The Hartlepool Mail reported that there were 14 people on stretchers and 42 walking sick on the trip.

Date (of image) : 5/8/1953

Donor : NDM


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