1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Memories of Buckhaven

Old Buckhaven Memories

Hello, I was born in Cairns square Buckhaven in 1949, sadly demolished in the early 60's I think. My gran lived there - I was born in her house before she moved to Bayview overlooking the bay and Mc Duff castle in the distance, next to the swing park. I remember canoeing in the harbour at Christmas having to break ...Read full memory

A memory of Buckhaven by Robert Adams


I moved to Buckhaven from Methil in 1973 and can remember being able to do almost all my weekly shopping in the town. Between Randolph Street and College Streets, there were enough shops to provide all your family needs. The Co-op had a number of departements in Randolph Street, there was also a couple of newsagents, chemists, ...Read full memory

A memory of Buckhaven by Marion Myall

Buckhaven In The Late Thirties And The 50's

In the late thirties, my mother worked as a dispatcher in Stuarts Bakery in Church Street just down from the junction with Randolph Street. This building has been closed down now for many years. In the fifties, I would travel with my parents from London to Buckhaven every year. This originally ...Read full memory

A memory of Buckhaven by David Gillies

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 65133 memories of 32693 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?