Scarborough, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Scarborough and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Grandma's Guest House.

My husband Chistopher John Hill was born in Scarborough. HIS Grandma Mary Gloyne ran a small Guest House there 61 Ramsey Street, after her husband Percy Gloyne was killed two days before the end of World War 1. She brought her young daughter Agnes up there. Agnes met a young soldier on her train journeys to work in ...Read full memory

National Service

In 1955 I was posted from Catterick Camp to Burniston Barracks Scarborough. I believe the barracks have now gone. It was sited on one of the best vantage points, over looking Peasholm Park, the castle, and views towards the harbour. I thought it was the best posting that I had during my two years as a National Serviceman. ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Brian Mann

Throxenby Hall

Throxenby Hall was a community home, I had the best years of my childhood there, I was there from 1969-74. All the staff were great, I had so much fun. I went to Newby Juniors before moving up to Scalby School, a very good school. Throxenby Hall had a sloping field with a football pitch, the slope made it difficult to play ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Ian Lambert