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Memories of Harrogate

Saturday Dance Nights

Does anyone remember the Saturday dances at the Grand Hotel? I loved the Jazz dances, especially Acker Bilk, The Temperance Seven and others. The dance floor moved and we hopped jived. What a lovely memory!

A memory of Harrogate by Patricia Kay

St James Cinema

I remember the pianist who played for a week at the St James, I had forgotten what he was called until I saw your entry. A few years later I worked at the St James as a projectionist with a Mr Bell; there was a Miss Greenan who was secretary & in the box office. I can also remember one of the usherettes, a very tall girl ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Edwin Sparrow

Grand Hotel

Having gained my Air Gunners wing in Egypt I was posted to the Air Crew holding unit in Harrogate where I stayed for about three weeks early on 1945, and again a few months later. I remember the dance held in a marque in the Valley Gardens in August on VJ night (what a night that was!) I was billeted in the Grand Hotel. The CO ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Anthony Barrs

Muriel Curries Memory Of Living In Harrogate

I remember working at the Stylo shoe store on Cambridge Street, also at the Timpsons shoe store on Cambridge Street and later on at the Robert  Hirst raincoat factory in Oatlands. Hello to anyone who remembers me, my E-Mail address is:  smokeycat66@yahoo.com  My home address is ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Muriel Grasso

Harrogate 1960's And 1970's Help Needed Ronald And Gladys Merritt Shops

Hi All, I am trying to find out more information about my grandparent's who had a couple of shops in Harrogate, They are long passed now, and I myself am in the US. I am hoping from my very vague description of childhood memories, someone may recall the stops or at ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by mickmerr62

Harrogate Technical School And Football Team

I lived in Ripon and caught a bus to Harrogate each school day where I attended Harrogate Technical School between 1955 and 1957. I was house captain, a member of the school football team and also a member of Harrogate Schoolboys Football Team. We played our games on another school's pitch, just off ...Read full memory

The Early Days Of West End School Harrogate

i started school in 1942 when I was 4 years old, and the school was then in one of the large terraced houses in West End Avenue, run by the two"Miss Tait"sisters. I remember having to go into some kind of large van which was parked in the lane behind the houses,with our gas masks on,presumably to ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by mwlburton

Harrogate Station Square

Here is Station Square appearing as its architects intended, an open airy town centre piece. The gardens in the foreground are the Coronation Gardens of c.1953, which complimented the Victorian square admirably. Just as this picture was being taken, the lovely old and deliberately 'low roofed' railway station was ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Nigel Bunce

Elim Hall

that was the Elim Hall

A memory of Harrogate by brian

Church On Kings Road.

yes I remember the church was called the Elim hall I went to Sunday school there whith my 2 brothers tony and Thomas about 1958

A memory of Harrogate by fonty2

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