Memories of Bournemouth

Selling Ice Creams On Beach

I remember fondly working during school holidays selling ice creams on Bournemouth beach. I worked for the Corporation and had to wear full length white overalls and ...Read full memory

House Beautiful

My mother needed a rest and I had just had my tonsils out when I was sent to the House Beautiful for a fortnight. For some reason she told me it was a convalescent home but when I ...Read full memory

A memory of Bournemouth by Ruth Gorst

Dancing At The Pavilion

My name is Brian Johnson and I was born in Bear Cross, Kinson, Bournmouth in 1934. Twenty years later I used to spend most Saturday evenings dancing at the Pavilion or The ...Read full memory

My Great Grandparents

My great grandparents worked and lived at 3 Upper Terrace in Bournemouth in 1936 and they lived at 26 Grant Avenue in Bournemouth in 1935. Their names were Verena and Douglas Walters. If anybody has any memories of them i would love to hear them.

A memory of Bournemouth by Kelly Shaw

Grand Hotel, My Great Grandfathers Brother.

Re the person referred to in the title; George Alfred Bennett. About the 1888's he got a job as a waiter, wages 8 shillings per week and he had to buy his ...Read full memory

A memory of Bournemouth

Bournemouth

One of my memories of Bournemouth in the 60's was its ice-skating rink where we used to go from school on Saturday afternoons. Bournemouth was a very smart place with good quality ...Read full memory

A memory of Bournemouth

Speculation

My brother and I think this maybe a photo of our Grandfather and our Great Uncle followed by our Grandmother and our Great Aunts (the two gentlemen with dark jackets and light trousers, one carrying a stick or brolly).

Warm Summer Nights

What happy days and nights, beach parties at Hengistbury Head, can it really be 44 years ago that this magical place came into my life, it was to have a life-long thread ...Read full memory

My Family

The photo is similar to one in my personal collection. The two gentlemen in the forefront of the picture are my Grandfather & my Great Uncle, two of the ladies behind them are my Great Aunts, the other became my Grandmother.

My Dear Home Town Of Bournemouth

I was born there in 1928, in Boscombe Hospital, Bournemouth, and lived in Bournemouth till 1962. There is no where like Bournemouth, lovely beaches, stores, ...Read full memory

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