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Knott End-on-Sea, Lancashire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Knott End-on-Sea and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Knott End In The 1950s And The 1960s By Norma Smith

We, that is my father Norman, mother Ethel and my Auntie Peg, moved to Knott End in 1948 and lived at 15 The Esplanade. As well as being a boarding house (as it was called in those days) it doubled up as the doctors' surgery. For those with a good memory you might remember Old Dr ...Read full memory

Various Memories

My parents visited Knott-End-on-Sea many times, particularly in the September before I was born in March 1932. We used to stay at a house in Lune View with a family called Butler and Mrs. Butler nursed me many times when I woke during the night! They were a lovely family - I think the daughter was called Eva but ...Read full memory

Just A Puddle Jumper

I lived about 3 minutes from the beach and down the steps and on to patches of grass we used to go jump on. The tide came in and out and used to leave behind seawater puddles collected by the green patches of grass. Of course, as kids we used to love overturning the rocks in the puddles and trying to find any ...Read full memory