Lowestoft, View From The Jetty 1890
Memories of Lowestoft
Both of my parents came from Lowestoft, my Dad William Elder lived in Kirkley Street and was born in 1919. My Mum Iris Coleman lived in St Peters Street. Her Grandfather was on the lifeboats and they used to live I think in Spurgeons ...Read full memory
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.
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?
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 ...Read full memory