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Welcome to Hartlepool History Then & Now

We're building an amazing archive of everyday life in Hartlepool through the photographs and memories of local people and we'd very much like your help to do it. If you have family photos or stories about life in the town through any decade and would like to share them with us, then please contact us at infodesk@hartlepool.gov.uk

In addition to these very personal photographs, we are also using a wide range of images and documents from Hartlepool's Library and Museum Services' collections, creating a valuable social and maritime history resource/archive. We now have over 11,000 images on the site, with more being added every day. Please re-visit at regular intervals as this is an ongoing project.