My mother (maiden name Joan Patrica Hubbard) is in her early 90s now and often recalls her childhood and early memories of Grimsby. She tells me of a picture with her father John ...Read full memory
I believe the elephant in the picture was named Tanya. I have fond memories of the zoo as my father Dave Mosley moved us from Derby to Cleethorpes in 1965 as he was employed by the zoo to do some building work, we as kids ...Read full memory
My cousin worked at Cleethorpe Marina Zoo and I went in with her during summer holidays. I recall going in the pen and playing with this baby bear, I was about 9 years old. She also let me go in with the ...Read full memory
The cinema at the left hand edge of the photo played cartoons and very short comedy films in a half-hour program that played in a non-stop repeating loop. I believe the veranda next to the cinema was over the entrance ...Read full memory
I recal that in the 1950's the Winter Gardens (the white building in the left of shot) was the place to hold dinner/dances. Elliston St, all boys, and Reynold St, all girls, schools held joint dances there for the senior ...Read full memory
I used to go to St Peters School across the road from this church. We had to walk over the road to go to church on special occasions, Christmas, Easter etc.. It seemed huge to me then, but not now. My mum and aunties were married here. We used to live up the road in Crowhill Avenue.
In the 1950's I recall that there was an open sided marquee with a stage erected in the grassed area of Dolphin Gardens and a lady with a grand piano was installed on the stage. She was attempting the record for ...Read full memory
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