West Hartlepool

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    "West Hartlepool was a predecessor of Hartlepool, County Durham, England. It developed in the Victorian era and took the name from its western position in the parish of what is now known as the Headland. The former town was originally formed in 1848 as an accompanying settlement for nearby railway and docks, which brought and exported coal from the area. The rail network grew, connecting to docks in Leeds and other cities. Further developments in the area led to the 1960s formation of Hartlepool as a town....."
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    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West%20Hartlepool
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 months ago
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