Trains, trams, buses and other vehicles at Seaton Carew.
In 1914, ten BE-2 aircraft from No.2 Squadron landed on Seaton Carew beach as one 'hop' in their journey from Montrose to Salisbury Plain. Their arrival generated very large crowds!
Film footage of their arrival can be seen on Youtube at this link - http://youtu.be/1T384Hd2syw
The old North Eastern Railway bus would have transported passengers and their luggage to their accommodation in Seaton Carew.More detail »
The double-decker, carrying 72 passengers, was travelling from West Hartlepool to Port Clarence when the bus went out of control near Seaton Carew. The bus ended up on its side in a field which was 6 feet below road level. One man, Charles William Taylor of Middlesbrough, was killed and a woman, Doreen Makin of West Hartlepool, suffered chest injuries.More detail »
This car-full of people was taken circa 1926, possibly on North Road, Seaton Carew. The driver is Mildred Steele, with young Margaret Hindmarsh in the middle and Ethel ? on the right. The young girl standing up in the back is Nora Hindmarsh, while Mrs. Isabel Hindmarsh holds baby Wifred. Seated alongside is young Isabel Hindmarsh. Unfortunately the name of the girl sitting on the running-board is not known.More detail »
William Bosomworth, station master, chatting on the railway station in 1888. William was born in 1851 at Hutton in Yorkshire.
Note the sign for Bell's Asbestos on the fenceMore detail »