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West Hartlepool


The town of West Hartlepool was founded by Ralph Ward Jackson, where he eastablished the West Hartlepool Harbour and Dock, which opened on the 1st of June 1847. The was on land to the west of 'old' Hartlepool (aka Headland).

West Hartlepool was a Civil Parish (1894 to 1967) and also a Local Government District with its headquarters at West Hartlepool Town Hall (it was a Municipal Borough from 1887 to 1902 and then promoted to become a County Borough from 1902 to 1967).

West Hartlepool and Hartlepool remained separate (sometimes referred to as 'the Hartlepools') until 1967. Then from 1st April, 1967, Hartlepool County Borough was established, amalgamating West Hartlepool with 'old' Hartlepool.

Hartlepool Hartlepool Art Gallery / Christ Church Ralph Ward Jackson (1806 - 1880) Town Hall Theatre, Hartlepool
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West Hartlepool map
- Image from The North Eastern Railway; its rise and development Year:1915 Author: Tomlinson, William Weaver, 1858-1916 https://archive.org/details/northeasternrail00tomlrich

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Town Hall Theatre, Hartlepool
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Town Hall Theatre, Hartlepool
- Overview Map Street View "Originally the Town Hall [of West Hartlepool], the building was built in conjunction with the former Technical College (now demolished), with the foundation stone being laid ...
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Town Hall Theatre, Hartlepool

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Ralph Ward Jackson (1806 - 1880)
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Ralph Ward Jackson (1806 - 1880)
- Overview About Ralph Ward Jackson Ralph Ward Jackson was the founder of West Hartlepool. In 1868 he was elected as the first the Member of Parliament for The Hartlepools. Ralph ...
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Company seal of the West Hartlepool Harbour and Railway
- Image (1852) from Tomlinson, William Weaver, 1858-1916 (1915) The North Eastern Railway; its rise and development, p. 620

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West Hartlepool
- "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 ...

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