Memories of Boston

Town Of My Great/Grt. Grandfather

My Great, great Grandfather--Thomas Garnham was married in this lovely church three days before the battle of Trafalgar in Oct---1805. He was described as a ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Gerald Garnham

Framton Marsh

When we were at school we spent a lot of our time in the summer down the marsh, a poor man's Skegness. We had some wonderful times, swimming in the creeks, that's where I learnt to swim. ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Boston Blew Away Tottenham

Boston were on a roll in the 1955 F.A Cup. They beat Derby County 6-1 at Derby. In the next round we where drawn away to Tottenham Hotspur; great excitement filled the town. ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Italian Prisoners

On a Sunday night in the war years, especially towards the end, the Haven cinema would have hundreds of Italian prisoners queuing up with us, their clothes had different coloured ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Palmer

My grandmother, Beatrice May Palmer, was baptised at St. Nicholas Church her dob July 13th, 1893.

A memory of Boston by Patricia Dolby

Peas

Yes, did the same thing! I remember the trailers went under an archway into the yard. Patricia Hampton.

A memory of Boston by Patricia Hampton

The Old Park

I shall always remember the old park with great affection. The first time I remember walking through I would only be about five years old; there was a dead blackbird lying on the ground, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Boston Dock

My great-grandfather, grandfather and uncle all at one point in their lives worked at Boston Dock. My great-grandfather was injured badly on the dock in 1932 and died soon after, his ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Diana Burt

Siren

I was pleased when it was reported in the paper that the flood warning siren wasn't being used any more. Every time the flood warning sounded, I was transported back to the war years, when, in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Scala Cinema

In the Second World War, shows were put on at the Scala Cinema. It is now Poundstretchers. One night my mother took me and my brother to one of the shows, and we sat on the front seats. ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

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