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Featured Memory: Jaywick Sands From 1954 1960

I first discovered Jaywick when I was just ten years old in 1954. I was taken there by my parents in a 1936 Bedford Van to stay with my uncle Bill, aunt Flo and cousin Bill who was 6 months younger than me. This would be my first holiday and the first time I spent time away from my parents. We stayed in a tiny chalet just across the way from the Casino amusement arcade and skating rink. What fun we had, and so ...Read full memory

A memory of Jaywick, Essex shared by James Tyler

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