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Surtees Street 2

What we know about this image :

Taken in 1966, this rather large building was originally the offices and works of Thomas Furness, brother of Sir Christopher Furness.

Thomas Furness was a provision merchant with a large business covering the whole of the North East and importing from the continent, New Zealand and America. The company also had a lard factory in the Belle Vue area. The lard was marketed throughout the UK in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

See Furness Works to compare the image with this one.

Date (of image) : 1966

Donor : Hartlepool Library Service

Part of the "Library collection" collection


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