Street which was off Burbank Street in the Stranton area.
Looking north from Burbank Street, Green Street only ever had houses on one side. Anchor Mills is on the right hand side and Cameron's Brewery and The Stranton pub are visible in the distance.
Mr Terence Briscoe was born in No. 31 Green Street, the first house in the foreground, on the left is the ice cream shop. He was hired to go to the ice factory which was in Villiers Street, to collect in a wheelbarrow blocks of ice. Most of the ice, because of his ten year old legs, had melted before he reached the shop.
On the left side of the street during the war years were two air raid shelters. Mr Briscoe's family preferred the cupboard under the stairs because the "inhabitants of the shelters had numerous legs and spoke in squeaky voices".
At the top right Riley's Billiard Hall was situated and round the corner was a Post Office. In the foreground at the top centre was one of the most important places, namely the Public Toiets.
These memories were donated by Mr Terence Briscoe.
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A street party in Mozart Street, West Hartlepool. Many in the group are showing the victory symbol.
This image includes residents of Green Street which backed on to Mozart Street. Mr Terence Briscoe lived in Green Street and has provided us with some of the names of his family and his memories.
His mother Ethel (nee Cleary) is the person third on the left, standing. His brother, John is slightly on her right with a paper hat on his head. His sister Maureen is on the first row second from the right, sitting. Terence himself is the half face below his mother.
The lady on the right sitting on a chair was a self appointed leader of the two streets, a comparable of Ena Sharples of Coronation Street.
Mr Briscoe notes that very few men are in the photograph."The spirits were high on this day and the men were high on spirits. The landlord of the Burn Hotel which was only a stone(d) throw away evidently had tried to increase the alcoholic populace by donating a couple of barrels of Cameron's Beer".
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