Skegness, Walsh's Holiday Camp c.1955

Skegness, Walsh's Holiday Camp c.1955

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Memories of Skegness

Remembering My Best Friend, Andy Gardiner

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Many Happy Years

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Derbyshire Miners Holiday Centre

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A memory of Skegness

Butlins Staff 1976 `77

I had lost my son in a road accident and my marriage broke up. I was a qualified nurse and applied for the post of nurse at Butlins in 1976 (it was very hot that summer). I was ...Read full memory

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Caravan camps have become much more sophisticated since the 1950s, but they also had lots of fun in those days, you can be sure of that! Walsh's Camp at Roman Bank is pictured here against the background of the Winthorpe housing estate; it is still there, but it has been updated and has many more caravans.

This is an excerpt from Skegness Town and City Memories, by Winston Kime

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