Feb

27

2010

LISTED Buildings

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Buildings

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Listed Buildings In & Around Redcar * Scheduled Monument Bungalows No.s:- 1 to 20 Dorman Cresecent, Dormanstown. Grade II Christ Church, Lychgate & boundary wall north of Christ Church, Coatham Road, Redcar. Grade II Church of St Peter, Redcar Lane, Redcar. Grade II Clarendon House,...

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Feb

27

2010

ZETLAND – Redcar’s Jewel in the Crown

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Lifeboat

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“ZETLAND” Redcar’s Jewel in the Crown The “Zetland” lifeboat, and how it has become a visitor attraction along the Esplanade at Redcar. Many thanks go to the Zetland Museum for the assistance in putting this page together, and in particular F. Brunskill. (2010) It was the...

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Feb

26

2010

PEOPLE – CHARLTON. Alderman. Remenices of the late 1800’s

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People & Characters

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 03/02/1934   1800’s One May Time Alderman Charlton Reminisce Fresco Entertainment. Groves’ Troupe of Pierrots went round the town giving performances with no definite pitch. At night time they arrived at the beach where large crowds gathered.            ...

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Feb

26

2010

LOCATION – Street Names (change of)

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Locations

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The following street names in Redcar and Coatham were changed in 1934 as shown. Of course some of these streets were taken by compulsory purchase to make way for the new shopping centre, High Street, Redcar High Street East High Street, Coatham High Street West Zetland Place France Street Portland...

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Feb

25

2010

Accreditation to Cleveland Standard 14/04/1937 The Coatham Convalescent Home Coatham Convalescent Home Re-Opens           Coatham Convalescent Home reopened in April 1934 following internal re-construction, and re-decoration. There is a new Superintendent, Secretary and a new Chaplain Rev. John...

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Feb

19

2010

LOCATION – Ridley House

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  RIDLEY HOUSE – Coatham Road, Redcar.             Friday, 5th April 1932 was the opening of Ridley House, Coatham Road, Redcar, when Col Sir Maurice Bell unveiled a memorial tablet. Trustees of the Ridley family requested to dispose of “Willomosteswick”, the family...

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Feb

13

2010

KIRKLEATHAM 2

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History General

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 13/15/06/1936 A Visit to Kirkleatham At the centre of the village are the almshouses Interesting Village in Delightful Setting (“SPECIAL.”)    I have spent an interesting afternoon. I paid a visit to Kirkleatham, the hamlet which made its appearance centuries...

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Feb

6

2010

PEOPLE – GRANCESTRE Ivo De

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About 1150 Ivo De Grancestre gave a piece of land to build a church in Redcar. No record was found of it having being built until 1829. A building may have existed as a way side chapel. The scheme was put in hand to build a church in 1818, but the foundation stone was not laid until 1823. This scheme...

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Feb

6

2010

PEOPLE – DAVIES B.O. Alderman. J.P. – First Mayor.

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 Accreditation to the Cleveland Standard 18/02/33 ALDERMAN B. O. DAVIES First Mayor of Redcar Never Lost Faith in Teesside By Hugh W Cook     Alderman B. O. Davies, who is a native of Merthyr Tydvil, came to Teesside in 1891, when he joined the staff of Messrs. J. M. Lennard and Son, of Middlesbrough,...

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Feb

5

2010

ZETLAND – Lifeboat The

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Lifeboat

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 THE ZETLAND LIFEBOAT    The Zetland Lifeboat is the oldest preserved lifeboat in the world, and plays a great part of Redcar’s’ history.      Zetland was built at South Shields in the early 1800’s by Henry Greathead. As a result of being bought by fishermen at Redcar for £100,...

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