Brantingham, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The Ansons

My father Robin Anson, was the second son of Violet and Lawrence Augustus Anson. Lawrence was brought up by his grandparents who lived in one of the cottages opposite the Triton pub. His mother Beatrice, was a maid in Bridlington but married in Oldham Lancs in the 1920s. Lawrence had a cousin Reginald, born to Annie Francis, ...Read full memory

Church Cottage Brantingham East Yorkshire

My twin sister and I were born at Church Cottage in 1939. I am the youngest of 9 children born to the Medforth family, 6 of whom are still living. My mum and dad were the caretakers of Brantingham church for nearly 40 years. Dad was the local gravedigger for Brantingham, Elloughton and Ellerker, ...Read full memory

A memory of Brantingham by Jean Carr