Dormer Parkhurst's Hospital, Front Street, Greatham, Hartlepool

Dormer Parkhurst's Hospital is a row of almshouses. There were originally 6 and now there are 4. The plaque reads "This Hospital for Six Widows or Unmarried Women Above Fifty Years of Age Was Founded by DORMER PARKHURST ESQ., Master of Greatham Hospital In the Year 1761."


Hartlepool Greatham


Georgian (1714 - 1836)


almshouse charity poor Georgian (1714 - 1836)