Memories of Harrogate

Saturday Dance Nights

Does anyone remember the Saturday dances at the Grand Hotel? I loved the Jazz dances, especially Acker Bilk, The Temperance Seven and others. The dance floor moved and we hopped jived. What a lovely memory!

A memory of Harrogate by Patricia Kay

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

Owners

In 1885 a Tom Gascoigne was baptised in Christchurch in Harrogate. His parents were Thomas John Gascoigne and Florence Nightingale (nee King). The address given on the baptisal certificate ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate

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

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

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

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

George James Mc Conney

Ironically this picture represents two important monuments relating to my maternal uncle. At St. Peter's Church on the right is where he sang as a choir boy. The war memorial on ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Carole Hudon

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

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

An amazing community has grown around our request to Share Your Memories.

You've shared 49671 memories of 29116 towns & villages, right across the UK!

So many of these are filled with extraordinary, irreplaceable detail that will now be preserved.

Keep them coming!

Start Now

It's easy to add your own memories and reconnect with your shared local history. Search for your favourite places and look for the Add Your Memory links to begin.

Tips & Ideas

Not sure what to write? It's easy - just think of an important place in your life and ask yourself:

  • How does it feature in your personal history?
  • What are your best memories of this place?
  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
  • Do you remember stories about the community, its history & people?

Visit our US site?

You are browsing the UK verison of our site. We think you might be better looking at the US version instead.

For delivery within North America please use our US site.

For delivery outside North America, please use our UK site.

Stay on UK version
Use the US version