More 50s fun and games

SPORTS STARS: The only caption on this photo is "Cricket bat lads" - can you add any more details?
SPORTS STARS: The only caption on this photo is "Cricket bat lads" - can you add any more details?

FIFTIES fun is the focus of today’s Memory Lane.

“Mystery cricket lads, darts players, netballers and boxers are all featured, but we just don’t have any names,” said archivist Susan Swinney.

FIGHT NIGHT: Boxing in the bullring field during the 1950s.

FIGHT NIGHT: Boxing in the bullring field during the 1950s.

“All the photos are from the Mail’s glass negative collection. Sadly, although the plates survived the decades - none of the original details did.

“I am particularly intrigued by the three-legged race on the seafront. I’d love to know when it was taken, and why the race was held.”

l Susan is appealing for dates, names and places. Please email any details to sarah.stoner@jpress.co.uk

SEASIDE FUN: A three-legged race on Hartlepool seafront during the 1950s - but can you put names to faces?

SEASIDE FUN: A three-legged race on Hartlepool seafront during the 1950s - but can you put names to faces?

BULLSEYE: This mystery image features Hartlepudlian darts champions in the 1950s. Do you recognise any of them?

BULLSEYE: This mystery image features Hartlepudlian darts champions in the 1950s. Do you recognise any of them?