Memories of Boston

Haven Cinema

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.

A memory of Boston by Christopher Line

New Haven Bridge

I saw the first wooden pile hammered into the river bed, and watched it day by day until it was completed. Steel piles was driven into the river bed for the concrete structures, when ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Great Grandmother, Elsie Clara Doughty

my great grandmother, Elsie Clara Doughty, died two weeks ago. My great grandmother was married to Charles Doughty, my great grandfather, who Doughty Quay was named after in Boston.

A memory of Boston by Laura Mitchell


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

A memory of Boston by Patricia Dolby

The Herbert Ingram Memorial Vandalised

Can anyone recall the Herbert Ingram memorial statue being vandalised ? possibly about 1968 or there abouts, possibly an council or or a retired worker will ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by briangolland

Gostelows Boat Yard

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

A memory of Boston by Bob Marriott

Dolphin Lane Sweet Shop

I used to go to St Botolph's School which was in Pump Square. I used to go with my cousins to our nan's little shop for our sweets and broken crisps. I can see her now, she had ...Read full memory

A memory of Boston by Barbara Smith

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

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

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

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