Blundellsands, Blundellsands Hotel c.1960
Memories of Blundellsands
As a child I can remember cycling from Oxford Road, Waterloo to Blundellsands. I then went via what was I think Dibbs Lane leading to Little Crosby where I can remember watching the fields being ploughed using Shire horses. From Little Crosby Village I would cycle along Moss Lane & eventually past the pub ...Read full memory
My Step-Grandmother, Agnes Buncombe, (known as "Snowie") lived at No 2a Cavendish Road with her husband Sid, and her son Wallace Frank Jones (my StepFather) I loved spending weekends and holidays at Cavendish Road, if anyone remembers the above mentioned names, would love to hear from them.
I was thirteen at the time and lived off Riverslea Road, which led down to a walled field on to the beach. My friends Derek Austin, Les Reece, Charlie Kelly, and a few others had built the Biggest Bonfire for miles around. We had travelled as far as Formby to collect all sorts of wood and old gates ...Read full memory
Memories include, the erosion, sniggery woods, coronation park and the erratic glacier boulder, the boating lake. Fort Crosby, the bike shop at Brighton-le-sands. The swimming pool down on the shore, the big houses down merrilocks and Burbo Bank. The electric train, the BS (now gone I am told), the library (old one,not ...Read full memory