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.

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


Iam not sure how close Iam on the date, however when we where kids, me and my friends would spend most of the day in the summer holidays with string and safety pin, stick some muscle meat on it from the muscle bed from the other side of the jetty, and then we'd tie a stone to the string and then lower this down the side of ...Read full memory

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