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

Heysham, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Heysham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Memories Revisited

Holidaying at Morecamble Holiday Camp July 1956 was the beginning of a holiday romance that has lasted 56 years to 2012. Walking from the Camp along the Promenade at Morecambe, my two girl friends and myself were adopted by 4 young guys from the Camp. My partner on the Amusement ride has been my husband now for 52 years ...Read full memory

A memory of Heysham by Marian Vernon

Heysham Tower

This is not so much a personal memory, as a personal connection! My great-great grandparents lived at the Tower. Thomas John Knowlys (b.1803) and his wife, Anna Maria, (MarIea, not Maree-a!!) nee Hesketh, lived and died there, and had most of their ten children there! I believe Anna's father, Robert Hesketh, gave her the land ...Read full memory

A memory of Heysham by Mml Akehurst

Heysham Towers

Morecambe Bay Holiday Camp, aka Heysham Towers, in the early sixties as a teenager. The Towers were owned by the Holdens, I especially remember Derek and Jean. We were roused by the 'phantom buglar' and didn't have a minute to spare until 'Goodnight Campers'. We danced to Norman Robinson's band, and Jack Winston playing the ...Read full memory

A memory of Heysham by Kathleen Wilson