Haverton Hill

Haverton Hill : Port Clarence to Billingham

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Description

This nostalgic book of archive images with supporting captions tells the story of three rich and varied communities which made up an industrial area covering the north bank of the River Tees. It describes the rise and subsequent decline of the steel and chemical industries and the railways, as well as covering aspects of everyday life such as leisure, churches and chapels, schools, work and sport.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 8mm | 300g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx 200
  • 075243425X
  • 9780752434254
  • 1,736,537

Table of contents

1. The Beginnings; A Brief History; 2. Early Days; 3. Of Pubs and Clubs; 4. Of Churches and Chapels; 5. The Furness Shipbuilding Company; 6. The Furness Estate; 7. The Happiest Days of Your Life; 8. This Sporting Life; 9. Where did they all go to?show more