Heysham, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Childhood 60s Memeoreis

I have fond memories of Heysham as a child, during the 1960s, drinking nettle beer with my brother and sisters. My auntie Hilda and uncle Billy lived in Ulverston, and my uncle worked at the ICI works, I think it was Half Moon Bay, we used to go and sit on the rocks while my uncle used to bring us our dinner which I ...Read full memory

A memory of Heysham by John Midgley

Memories Of Heysham

My paternal grandparents, Ernie and Sally Featherstone, lived at 11 Burnsall Avenue, Heysham with their son Jack (my dad) during the 40s and 50s. My maternal grandparents, Sid and Olive Wilson, and their daughters Mavis (my mum) and Norma lived at Cosy Nook Cottage, a few yards from Half Moon Bay in Old Heysham Village ...Read full memory

What Were You

I remember the big question "Are you a saint or a sinner?". I still have my badge to this day, alas I was a sinner, lol.

A memory of Heysham by Geoff Eley