Memories of Barmston

Cafe On Main Road

Grass triangle on A165, cafe on right later (1980s) a Little Chef built 1949, Winifred and Harold Crooks, my uncle and aunt, cafe was built and running about 1950, good home cooking and silver service. Unfortunately Harold passed away 1956, Winne sold cafe but carried on working at same for many years. Moved into ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by John Olivant

Family Holidays At Barmston

My grandfather bought one of these ex-RAF officers bungalows after the Second World War so that the family could have a holiday base. In the B850004 photo, our bungalow is roughly alongside the white car you can see parked in the road - it was more or less halfway along the road. We all lived in Sheffield - in ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Peter Rodger

Village Life In Verse Local Dialect East Yorkshire

Born and brought up in Barmston village, my book, 'Diz Thoo Remembr' recalls many of the happenings in the village from 1933 onwards. I was born into what could have been a family of twenty. My mum had 17 (seventeen) children, though not all lived, and helped bring up an 18th. The book has ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Donald Bemrose

Wynton Cafe On The Clifftops

I would love to hear from anybody that remembers WYNTON CAFE that was situated on the south cliffs at Barmston. My parents, Terry & Ida McGuire owned & ran the cafe from approx 1966 to 1970. I was just a boy at the time and have very fond memories of Barmston, the hot summers and the cold, isolated snowy winters. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Tony Mc Guire

Black Bull

I will always remember nights sat outside the Black Bull with my parents and 2 sisters. Although it was August, the weather was chilly. There was a juke box out back on a sort of covered terrace and every time I hear 'Johnny Remember Me' by John Leyton, I am transported back to Barmston. We stayed in a tiny caravan on what is now ...Read full memory

Raf Carnaby

I returned from RAF service abroad and was stationed at nearby RAF Station Carnaby from mid 1945 t0 mid 1946 when I was de-mobbed. Barmston was about a once-a-week trip on station bikes to look at the sea and a couple of hours in the Black Bull. After a number of years over-seas service it was a treat just to see holiday makers ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Harry Burnell

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