Ilkley, The Semon Convalescent Home 1900
Memories of Ilkley
I was born at the Semon Emergency Maternity Hospital in 1943 even though my parents lived in Bradford at the time. I have always assumed this was because of the threat ...Read full memory
We used to live on Grove Road in the 1960s and 1970s and, being a tomboy, I would also go exploring with our two dogs. One of my favourite walks was up Heber's Ghyll ...Read full memory
I remember Hollybrook Guesthouse well from my childhood as I lived with my parents at Hill Top, Westwood Road, which at the time was a Children's home for boys from "broken ...Read full memory
I was also born at the Semon Convalescent Home in 1943, my mother was booked into St Lukes for my birth but was sent here instead, I often wondered what the home was like. I have visited Ilkley many times and never did find the home, now I know why.
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