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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

14th Bournemouth Cub Scouts (St Saviour's)

I moved to Bournemouth in 1954 when my dad got a job there with Williams Deacons Bank. He bought a house at 84 Petersfield Road, Boscombe. I went to Southbourne Junior School which was about two miles away so most of my friends were the ones I met in the cub pack at the St Saviour's church hall - the ...Read full memory

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.