The joy of Christmas in Hartlepool ... through the eyes of youngsters in a bygone era

We couldn't resist another nostalgic look at Christmas in Hartlepool in times gone by.

Thursday, 20th December 2018, 12:34 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th December 2018, 12:38 pm
Waiting patiently in line to see Father Christmas at a party.

So here’s a few images of youngsters looking wide-eyed and full of awe at the forthcoming visit of Santa Claus.

One shows children seemingly full of wonderment at the lights on a Christmas tree. Another shows youngsters out in force at a Territorial Army Christmas party in Hartlepool.

Gathering round the Christmas tree.

A third is of Santa Claus handing out presents to children waiting patiently in line to see him.

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And the fourth shows two youngsters with Santa Claus next to the Binns Christmas window display.

But what are your abiding memories of Christmas in Hartlepool as a youngster.

Email chris.cordner@jpimedia.co.uk with all your memories.

They turned out in force for a Territorial Army Christmas party in Hartlepool.
These young children loved their visit to see Santa at Binns in Hartlepool.