1832- Cholera Kills Page 41835- New docks open Page 61854- Christ church is built Page 81883- Ward Jackson opens Page 101889- Promenade is built Page 121914- Bombardment of Hartlepool Page 141923- West Hartlepool memorial is built Page 161962- Last shipyard closes Page 181967- Hartlepool and West Hartlepool join Page 201969- Middleton grange opens Page 221987- HMS Trincomalee is brought to Hartlepool Page 241995- Hartlepool museum opens Page 26Facts page Page 28
Two coastal defence batteries at Hartlepoolreturned fire, firing 143 shells, damagingthree German ships: SMS Seydlitz, SMS The first iron frameMaltke and SMS Blucher. building was in Hartlepool. Scottish German bombers used steatly as a navigation point. invaded Hartlepool
Residents of Between 1983 and 1999 Hartlepool are knownthe town lacked a cinema. as monkey hangers. Reg Symthe the cartoonist, lived in Hartelpool and the Andy Capp cartoon is set Sir William Grey was the first mayor of West Hartlepool.