Boscombe, Dorset
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Boscombe and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

St Georges Youth Club

I was born in 1931. In 1944 until 1952 I lived at the Police Station in Gloucester Road where my father was a Police Inspector. As a regular member of the Youth Club, I have great memories of cycle trips into the New Forest, Friday night dances, and the memorable 'Skipper'. Another member was Bill Wrigley who with ...Read full memory

A memory of Boscombe by Len James

38a Keswick Road Boscombe

My parents Evelyn and Tom Williams rented this flat from the owners on the ground floor from 1961-1962. It was a lovely place with a marvelous view of the cliff top.

St George's Youth Club Haviland Road

Oh how I remember St George's Youth Club , My Sister [ Diane ] and I lived in Haviland Road , and we sometimes went to SGYC , so many memoirs , we loved Kings Park where we spent many hours on the swings ,Slide etc , Also spent fun times in Shelly Park , We now live in different parts of the world Diane ...Read full memory