Bridlington, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Holidays In Bridlington In 1950''S

When I was a child my parents use to take my sister and I to Bridlington on the train from Hull for 2 weeks holiday a year. It was magic land to us. My dad was born and brought up in Flamborough but moved to live in Hull during the war years. So our holidays in Bridlington were very much a part of our ...Read full memory

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