Ilkley, The Semon Convalescent Home 1900
Memories of Ilkley
My grandfather's uncle - Harry Briggs - ran this hotel with his wife Isabella. They were there in the 1911 census. Does anyone have information about the demise of the hotel? Any information at all would be extremely helpful in my family history research.
Could anyone help me with the exact location of this park? We have lived in Ilkley on Parish Ghyll Lane since the 1960's but we have no idea where Parish Ghyll Park is. Is it the Gardens for the Blind at the bottom of Parish Ghyll Road?
I believe this house was built by my great grandfather, Charles Lund, in 1876. He was married to Hannah Pullen. They had three daughters. The youngest, Alice was my grandmother. She married Clarence Becker. ...Read full memory
We used to live on Grove Road in the 1960s and 1970s and, being a tomboy, I would also go exploring with our two dogs. One of my favourite walks was up Heber's Ghyll - sometimes following the path up through ...Read full memory