Brotton, High Street c.1955

Brotton, High Street c.1955

Neg. B317008

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The cliffs of Skinningrove can be seen in the centre distance of this delightful view, looking from Brotton High Street in an easterly direction towards the coast. The Cottage Hospital, now converted into private residences, is the last building on the left-hand side of this view, with, possibly, a motor ambulance pulling out of the drive.

Memories of Brotton

Happy Memories Of A Simpler Time

I grew up in Brotton from aged 5 to 20, 1966 to 1981, living on Marshall Drive the whole time. My sister is still there. School was at the old primary school at the top of the hill, daily 1/3rd of a pint of milk, and extra if there were leftovers. Caned twice by William Hesletine for generally being one of ...Read full memory

High Street Near Green Tree

This photo is taken looking from 'The Green Tree' along High Street towards Carlin How. The Methodist Chapel is situated on the extreme left of the photo before the Post Office. Next to the Post Office is 'Dollo's' shop, a small shop selling everything. A couple of doors down on the left is the shoe shop run by the Dunn family. Mr. Dunn also had a small cobbler repair shop next to the Fish Shop a couple of doors away from the Green Tree pub. A small sweet shop was next to the Green Tree too. If you travelled along High Street going to the top of the photo towards Carlin How you went down a big bank and the local cottage hospital is on the left hand side. Once on the bank, looking over to the left you ...Read full memory

A memory of Brotton by Kay Grainger

Childhood Memories

My whole childhood, teenage years and early adulthood was spent in Brotton. I lived at the 'top end' between the Green Tree and Chemist Corner. I have many happy memories of life in Brotton - attending the infant/junior school and forging many friendships along the way. The boys used to do sword dancing and the girls ...Read full memory

A memory of Brotton by Kay Grainger

Bottom Of Our Street

This is looking down the street towards St. Margaret's church at the bottom on the right. The opening on the left leads to some bungalows on the left and further leads to the playing fields with swings, slides, sea-saws and football fields. (Now this leads onto an estate with new houses, hospital and school). Opposite ...Read full memory

A memory of Brotton by Kay Grainger

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