Memories of Boston Spa
Originally from the North East, I moved to a children's home in Boston Spa around 1970/1 ish. I had three brothers who moved there with myself and we lived most of our youth there. We used to walk to St. Edwards primary school in Clifford which was about a miles walking distance. A new ...Read full memory
Whilst my brother lived just down the road in St. Mary's boys home, Boston Spa.myself & 2 sisters lived in St. Joseph's catholic girls home. This was in the late 60's. I first went to the primary school in Clifford, St. Edwards I think. The headmaster was a Mr Haynes. Then I attended the John Fisher ...Read full memory
I am trying to find the building which was Dalby's Hotel. In the 1881 census Thomas Ramshaw Dalby and his wife Susannah were the proprietors of this hotel. The address in 1881 was Main Street, south side, Boston Spa. Does anyone have any knowledge of the Dalby's hotel - is the building still there but under another name ...Read full memory
Hi Thomas Ramshaw Dalby was my great great grandfather. I have an image of Dalby's Hotel, which was later the Royalty, and is now a corner shop supermarket on the High Street. There are memorials in Boston Spa churchyard to Thomas and his decendants.