A gathering of Watsons in the back garden of 64 Wansbeck Gardens. In the back row is James (a bookbinder in Tower Street), David, and Charlie. In thr front row is Ernest, Ethel, Jane Lunan and Alexander.
Members of the Eldon Grove Bowling Club circa 1950. Only two people have been identified - David Watson (back row, fifth from the left), and Norman Smith (white shirt, no jacket, just in front of David Watson).
A photograph of the 1928/29 Boys' football team, winners of that year's Junior Challenge Cup, taken in the Burn Valley. Centre-forward James Tiplady is second from the right on the back row. The teacher right at the back is David Watson, with Mr. Gatenby on the left and Bert Laverty on the right. The school is just visible at the top right.
Jane Lunan Watson (sitting in the chair), and her three sisters Elizabeth (who married George Cassie in West Hartlepool circa 1945), Harriet, and Katie (Catherine), who married Thomas Parkes-Robinson in 1902.
Donated by Douglas Ferriday
Part of the Hartlepool Library Service collection
This is believed to be a photograph of the Hartlepool Home Guard. So far only one person has been identified - Charlie watson (third row down, extreme left - excluding the group of four standing soldiers).
Jane Campbell has informed us that her grandfather John Moor (then Headmaster of Henry Smiths School) is seated in the front row, ninth from left.
Having outgrown his earlier tricycle, young John Watson now has a new machine. This photograph was taken sometime in 1940, and in the background, leaning against the side of the house, are wooden blackout shutters.
Gathered at West Hartlepool Railway Station to send off newly married David and Marian Watson (nee Grey Davison), on July 25th, 1927. Identified so far, from left to right are: 5th from the left Robert Gales; Mollie Keenan; Lilian Keenan; Joan Watson (small girl at front); Meg (Patricia) Watson; Agnes Watson (stripey hat). David and Marian are at the front of the elevated group.