Cowes, High Street c.1965
Memories of Cowes
I worked in my Aunts ladies wear shop (Kays), and remember being flodded when heavy rain combined with high tide caused the shop to have water running through from back to the front ...Read full memory
This was the Red Funnel ship Noris Castle an ex tank landing craft.
The house shown immediately in front of the church was a private school run by Miss Margaret and Miss Cecil Cawse. Both my father and I attended this school.
The building on the left became an amusement arcade in the early 1950s and then a dental surgery. Later it was demolished and replaced by a new building of flats and a new HQ related to Cowes week which was opened by Prince Philip in 2005.
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