St. Paul's Church, Hartlepool opened in 1885.
This was a wool shop and on the left is St Paul's Hall. The street beside the hall is Alma Street. This shop, like many in Murray Street is now a take away food shop.
St Paul's Hall is currently a Muslim Community Centre and Polish Centre reflecting the changing population in the immediate area.
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St. Paul's Church Easter play, 'The Ten Commandments', sometime around 1953/54. Ann Shaw (later Ann Stanbridge), is Commandment No.7, with Valeria Hardwick as No.9. The 'Commandments' are making their way from the Church to the Church Hall in Murray Street.More detail »
Grange Road, looking eastwards. Beside the road junction on the left is Grange Road Methodist Church. Further down the road, on the right, is the tower of St. Paul's Anglican Church.
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Probably taken in the late 1950s, the image shows Edith Noble in the centre. The choir master was her brother Tom Noble who is closest to camera on the left. also back left are Billy Ryder and Stan Smith.
Tom Noble was for many years deputy head teacher at Seaton school and actually died conducting a choir at Castle Eden Church as they sang ' In the Bleak Midwinter' at Christmas. He died doing what he loved most.
Edith was for many years head of Hart Road Nursery School and then assistant head at Grantully Nursery and is fondly remembered by many.More detail »