Images and stories relating to the works of the Salvation Army in Hartlepool and the surrounding area.
There were citidals in both Hartlepool and West Hartlepool. The Hartlepool citidal opened around 1877 in Lumley Street and was replaced by a new building in Durham Street which opened in May 1969.
The West Hartlepool citidal was in Stockton Street and this as replaced by the current building on the site of the demolished Park Road Methodist Church in Park Road and on the corner of Lansdowne Road.
Salvation Army members on steps of Wesley Church. The lead figure is obviously a conductor so it makes you think that this might have been a band and or a choir. It is interesting to note that the conductor wears different badges to the others.
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A view along Stockton Street, Hartlepool, showing the Salvation Army building (Bell Terrace), with the unmistakable Co-op building behind.More detail »
No. 7 Victoria Place Hartlepool was the home of Adjutant William Avery who was Commanding Officer of the Salvation Army in Hartlepool. He was one of the first casualties of the Bombardment on the 16th December, 1914 and is buried in North Cemetery. His death was featured on the front page of the Daily Sketch national newspaper published the day after the Bombardment.
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