Bridlington, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Childhood In The 1950s

It breaks my heart to see how the years, short-sighted councillors and rapacious businessmen have ruined this once noble and beautiful seaside resort. How could anybody have countenanced destroying this view for the ugly, noisy smelly and shabby fairground rides that have replaced it? Up and down the ...Read full memory

I've Finally Found The Caravan Site

I spent many a summer at this caravan site. My Gran used to own a caravan there. I have so many found memories of the pace and even though last time I was there would have been about 25 years ago, I can remember quite a lot - peeing in a bucket for one!! I've decided this year I want to come back to ...Read full memory

Family Holidays

Limekiln Lane camp site is a special place for me, my grandparents spent many happy holidays there in the 1950s. Once their children arrived they went along too. Jaqueline and Harold had children of their own, I am one of those children. I have six children and every year we return for a fortnight, my children adore this ...Read full memory