Memories of Harrogate

Montpellier Night Club

Montpelier night club down the hill from the war memorial. Does anyone remember the club in the 1960s? The night club was one of best late night spots in Yorkshire. Dance ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by John White

Harrogate Jazz Club Beechwood Court Hotel

In the early 1960's Bob Simpson and I opened the Harrogate Jazz Club at the Beechwood Court Hotel on Cold Bath Road. We booked the best bands from London and ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Barry Walker

St Roberts Catholic School 1951 Festival Of Britain

This is my Dad's memory and my search for anyone who may have a copy of the photograph explained in the information he gave me which follows. I ...Read full memory

Ex St Roberts Catholic School Harrogate

Born in Waterloo Street, Harrogate, in early 1940s. Attended above school until left in 1956. Started work at J.S.Driver, grocers on Beulah Street, Stan Wood ...Read full memory

Teen Years In Harrogate

Remember it well, no photos, do you remember the old pump room? Think it was Hales Bar, you could get half a cider, it would last all night, happy days. We used to meet up with guys from police training college from Pannal.

A memory of Harrogate by Isabel Terry

West End School The Oval In The Early 50's

Is there anybody out there who attended West End and who remembers having playtimes on the oval, the purpley/blue uniform with those horizontal block ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate

Grand Hotel

Having gained my Air Gunners wing in Egypt I was posted to the Air Crew holding unit in Harrogate where I stayed for about three weeks early on 1945, and again a few months later. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Anthony Barrs

Search My Father's Family Norman Patrick Black

My father's family lived in Harrogate. The first I knew of this was when I was 30 years old. According to my father, my parents were never married - my ...Read full memory

St James Cinema

I remember the pianist who played for a week at the St James, I had forgotten what he was called until I saw your entry. A few years later I worked at the St James as a projectionist ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Edwin Sparrow

Harrogate 1960's And 1970's Help Needed Ronald And Gladys Merritt Shops

Hi All, I am trying to find out more information about my grandparent's who had a couple of shops in Harrogate, They are long ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by mickmerr62

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