SLIDESHOW: Village views down Memory Lane

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EVERY day is Memory Lane day in your Hartlepool Mail.

Here is a flavour of what to expect in our slideshow of pictures from the 1920s through to the 1970s.

A Hartlepool schools swimming gala picture taken at 1956 in Seaton Carew swimming baths.'Keith Millman who sent the picture to Nemory Lane is pictured third from the right at the bottom of the picture and was a pupil at Elwick Road school at the time and remembers crossing the steelworks bridge from his Alverston Avenue home to go for a swim at the baths.

A Hartlepool schools swimming gala picture taken at 1956 in Seaton Carew swimming baths.'Keith Millman who sent the picture to Nemory Lane is pictured third from the right at the bottom of the picture and was a pupil at Elwick Road school at the time and remembers crossing the steelworks bridge from his Alverston Avenue home to go for a swim at the baths.

They are mainly taken from villages on the edge of town such as Greatham, Elwick, Newton Bewley and Sheraton.

These photographs first appeared in our Memory Lane column in Saturday’s Hartlepool Mail.