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Harry Lamb And Tom Williams

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The photograph  above is of  Mr. Harry Lamb and Tom Williams being presented with long service awards for their contribution made to Voluntary Service.

Both Mr. Lamb who retired in May (1981) and Mr. Williams who is still working in the shop in York Road have for the past thirty years been  supplying details of the town’s weather to the Meteorological Office and the Hartlepool Mail, wihout missing a single day.

The tradition was started in 1885 by Mr. Lamb's Grandfather, who owned the jewellery shop in Lynn Street.

Mr Lamb was presented with an inscribed barograph and Mr. Williams received an inscribed Atlas from David Langley, Principle Meteorologist Officer at RAF Bawtry.



Date (of image) : 16/9/1981

Donor : Val Harvey


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