Significant People

This series will look at significant people in local Hartlepool history. Each person covered will have a short video and supporting documents to download and use in the classroom to engage students with the heritage of the town and the collection of Hartlepool Museum Service.

The Hood Family

The Hood Family video

Henry Hood

Find out about a significant local family with Hartlepool Museum Service. William, Robert and Henry Hood were a family of brave lifeboatmen from Hartlepool. They each worked on the Seaton Carew lifeboats in Victorian times and received medals for bravery. Find out more about these heroes in the video linked above.

PDF supporting resources to download coming soon…