Cowes, High Street c.1965

Cowes, High Street c.1965

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Memories of Cowes, High Street c1965

Hell And High Water!

I worked in my Aunts ladies wear shop (Kays), and remember being flodded when heavy rain combined with high tide caused the shop to have water running through from back to the front with my friend Maureen and myself sweeping the ensuing water out of the front door. In those days the floor was bare board and it soon dried out. As it was summer we thought it was good fun and no harm was caused.

A memory of Cowes by June Jackson

Memories of Cowes

Noris Castle

This was the Red Funnel ship Noris Castle an ex tank landing craft.

A memory of Cowes by John Hopthrow

Family Connections.

My father Mr Jim Rush is at the far right of this photo in a light shirt, looking rather windswept. At this time he was the proprietor of the Pavilion Hotel and also for a short time the owner of the Alexander Hall which he ran as a dance hall.

A memory of Cowes by Claire Allen

Hell And High Water!

I worked in my Aunts ladies wear shop (Kays), and remember being flodded when heavy rain combined with high tide caused the shop to have water running through from back to the front with my friend Maureen and myself sweeping the ensuing water out of the front door. In those days the floor was bare board and it soon dried out. As it was summer we thought it was good fun and no harm was caused.

A memory of Cowes by June Jackson

Special Ladiesspecial Island

My late father Donald Jack Baker was born at Cowes on the 18/8/1910, he would later become my father in Bulawayo, Rhodesia (Now Zimbabwe) on the 20/6/1940. Through no fault of our father we children grew up in homes and were later fostered out. All through the years we received little parcels from our ...Read full memory

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