Mar

31

2010

INCIDENT – Rat Nuisance in Redcar

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Redcar

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Accreditation 21/09/1935 1939 RAT NUISANCE IN REDCAR IS THE MENACE A REAL ONE ? “Out of the houses the rats came tumbling. Great rats, small rats, lean rats, brawny rats, Brown rats, black rats, grey rats, tawny rats- “   Is Hamelin Town in Redcar? Following a series of complaints stating...

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Mar

30

2010

PEOPLE – BELL, Gertrude

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People & Characters

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 02/09/1935 Miss Gertrude Bell’s Memory Honoured PORTRAIT TO BE UNVEILED AT REDCAR INSTITUTE    Redcar Literary Institute is to honour the memory of Miss Gertrude Bell, who delivered some of the first lectures within its walls. A portrait is to be unveiled today...

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Mar

30

2010

PEOPLE – PICKNETT, Thomas Hood, Fisherman

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People & Characters

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LAST LINK WITH THE “ZETLAND”    06/04/1935. It was reported that he last link with the “Zetland” lifeboat was broken when Mr. Thomas Hood Picknett was united in death with his two sons, and brothers (whom he lost over 30 years ago) in a wreck which he survived.    After his...

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Mar

27

2010

Accreditation

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Web Site

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At Redcar.org (Redcar Past & Present) we are trying to locate/identify the owners/editors of the former weekly newspapers:- The Cleveland Standard, Redcar and Saltburn News, Redcar and Saltburn Gazette. We have to date tried many avenues but without success. The accreditation’s to the newspapers...

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Mar

26

2010

 CHARLES RICKMAN (Transport) Very good close view of a Charles Rickman Carrier and Delivery Lorry, with 3 men. Middlesbrough and Redcar, advertised on the side of the lorry cover. Redcar, Yorkshire. (Cleveland ). (in the 1930 Ward Directory, Rickman address was No 6 Sycamore Rd. Redcar ). Charles...

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Mar

26

2010

REDCAR – How Redcar Grew in King’s Reign 1935

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Redcar

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 1935 PARK BUILT ON REFUSE DUMP How Redcar Developed in King’s Reign (Special to the “Standard.”)  A story of a park that was built on a refuse dump, a Roman Catholic Chapel that became a laundry, a whale that troubled the sanitary authorities and almost...

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Mar

25

2010

PEOPLE – GISBOROUGH Lord & Lady

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People & Characters

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 27/01/1933 LORD & LADY GISBOROUGH Driveway to Guisborough Hall from main road               Perhaps the Right Hon. Lord Gisborough whose stately North Yorkshire home is Guisborough Hall, has not entered into the life of Cleveland as intimately as did...

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Mar

24

2010

KING George V Queen Mary 1935 Jubilee Celebrations – Redcar

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Events

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Accreditation – Cleveland Standard 1935.    The above (just visible along with the following text which we can make out) is a photograph showing the home then of a Mrs. Cooke, High Street, Redcar, to whom the photograph at the time was indebted to the Cleveland Standard. It was taken on celebrations...

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Mar

21

2010

COBLE – Fishing Boat

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Fishing Vessels

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 Redcar Fishing Cobles & Double Enders Cobles   Traditionally Redcar has always had a mixture of craft working from the flat beaches. Cobles generally are the larger boats and are an ideal boat for the North East coast. Originally clinker built from larch on oak, the boats were often ‘powered’...

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Mar

21

2010

PEOPLE – PICKNETT, W.R. Last of the alarm boys

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Accreditation Cleveland Standard 24/11/1934 LAST OF THE “ALARM BOYS” Death Ends Career of a Gallant Lifeboatman William R.  PICKNETT            Over half a century ago Redcar heard for the last time the beating of the drum sounded by the Redcar lifeboat “alarm boy”....

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