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Redcar

Redcar

This multi-view postcard from the ‘Jay Em Jay Series’ is from the early part of the 20th century. The promenading ladies in the earlier view must have had to hold on to their hats on windy days?
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Saltburn Parish Church

This Frith’s postcard view is of Saltburn Parish church over open fields of the area now occupied by Hilda Place. It bears the message: “For the best Furnished Houses and Apartments, apply to W. Rapp & Sons Ltd., House & Estate Agents, Saltburn-by-the-sea.” Dating the card is more problematical, only the western side of Hilda Place had been built by 1920, so the image is probably from the late 19th century. Christine Pollard assists with: “The foundation stone for the tower was laid on 7th August 1900 and the tower dedicated on the 5th April 1902. The chancel was rebuilt after the Great War in 1914-18 and the upper east windows were dedicated to the fallen men on the 10th December 1922, so this photograph was somewhere after 1902.”
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah, thanks to Christine Pollard for the dating update.

Lealholm

A delightful view of Lealholm, from a Tom Watson postcard, dating from 1905. A wonderful peaceful scene.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Saltburn from the Pier

Saltburn from the Pier

This delightful view taken from the rising seaward end of the pier; gives a real impression of the length. A postcard from the “Rapps’ Saltburn Arts Series” dates from the early 20th century; from the style of dress not the warmest of days?
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Sandsend

Sandsend

This Frith’s postcard view of Sandsend, promoting Wilcock’s Stores Ltd, Sandsend; gives an excellent view of the Sandsend viaduct as it crosses the valley towards the station, as well as a view of the Alum House area at the bottom of the notorious Lythe bank.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Unveiling the Memorial at Guisborough

This is believed to be a view of part of the unveiling of the War Memorial at Guisborough, 20th May 1925. Taken from a postcard view by J. G. Maddison, The Studio, Guisborough,
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Glaisdale Post Office

An early postcard view; obviously hand tinted! Dating from about 1905 of the Post Office at Glaisdale. In modern day Glaisdale, the house with the mock Tudor ridge ends still looks over the green at the side of Glaisdale High Street. But I would not recommend pushing the pram along the road in the same way.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

Two Gentlemen

Two Gentlemen

A walk through the woods these two gents are Ike Page and Malcolm Mays.
Ike Page might stir memories in some of the older viewers as he and Albert Alan were a well known Duo who played for dances.
photo loaned to us by Pat Bennison

Kathleen Harmer

Kathleen Harmer

Kath and her husband Reef were well known in Loftus living in Station road for many years.
thanks to Pat Bennison for the loan of the photo.

All Dressed Up

All Dressed Up

Looks as though these ladies have been to church or maybe chapel, do you know the name of the lady in White? We know the other two are Mrs Mays and Mrs Robinson.

Yes this is the Newton Memorial Chapel portico in the background.
Thanks got to Pat Bennison for the loan of the photo.