Ilkley, The Semon Convalescent Home 1900
Memories of Ilkley
Wells house,my Nan was a retired midwife, and we used to go to Wells house, for short holidays, it was for retired nursing staff, and at Christmas, the domestic staff, where young ladies from Germany,who made wonderful Xmas ...Read full memory
Its not really a memory, I need help. I'm researching my family tree but my mum, Maureen Elizabeth Yates born 2nd June 1942 was adopted. I know she was born in Ilkley to a Kathleen M Yates and was adopted by Sidney Smith and Mary ...Read full memory
like you my sister was born at Semen's, in May 1944 with our family living in Bradford at the time. I was born in 1942, but on Killinghall Road Bradford and like you we have often wondered why Mum went to Ilkley for the birth of her ...Read full memory
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.