Lowestoft, Punch And Judy, Children's Corner 1952
Memories of Lowestoft
This photo show a small photographer's kiosk. I obtained a Frith print of this image but with a magnifier all I can see is the dot screen used to produce the print. I wonder if anybody knows who was running the photographer's kiosk in 1955?
Both sets of grandparents lived in Lowestoft so we were able to visit right through the war years when other people couldn't. I remember hiding under the table wearing tin hats with my maternal grandmother, brother and our uncle who must have been home on leave from the RAF whilst our parents were at the cinema and an ...Read full memory
My parents both worked here after they left school. In fact, I think it was during this time that they started courting. This would be in the 1930s. About 60 years later, our oldest grand-daughter was to work here, as well, in the 1990s. Young Rebecca was thrilled that she had followed in her great-grandparents' footsteps.
My Dad was born in Lowestoft in 1921 and went to Roman Hills Boys school. His name is William Thomas Pritchard and he lives in Edinburgh, aged 94. He started on the trawlers in 1935 when he was just 14yrs old.