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
My grandmother, Beatrice May Palmer, was baptised at St. Nicholas Church her dob July 13th, 1893.
Yes, did the same thing! I remember the trailers went under an archway into the yard. Patricia Hampton.
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
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
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
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
As kids, all of us "Fenside lot" would go to Sid Guests house in Granville Street for our haircuts. He had the front room done out with a mirror, seat and all the other things a barber needs. It was very cheap and all our mums could afford. Great days.
When I was a child my parents used to take me to Haven Cinema on South Street. But I never see any pictures of the place any more! It's a shame that place got knocked down! I used to love going there.
I was brought up near Gostelows Boat Yard, I used to watch them building boats; mainly fishing boats. Loads of tree trunks was piled in the street; it was a dead end, it caused no ...Read full memory
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