Memories of Scarborough

Colley's Cosy Camp

This series of photos of the chalets are taken at Colley's Cosy Camp - high up on the bluff overlooking Scarborough bay. To get to the sand and ocean we had to walk out of the camp and down a winding road to the promenade. ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by droylsden

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Ian Lambert

National Service 1958

I was posted to Burniston Barracks as a newly commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Pioneer Corps in 1958. Our task was to clear the Fylingdale Moors of unexploded munitions. Unfortunately we experienced the deaths of ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by rphickling

Happy Childhood Holidays

Scarborough holds so many happy memories for me as most of my family holidays were taken there. Having a kindly aunt and uncle to stay with made it the most enjoyable place to be. I still like to visit the old ...Read full memory

Childhood Memories Of Scarborough

Family holidays around 1950-52. My great grandparents had married in Scarborough in 1856 so I now understand why we went to places we visited. Peasholm Park; I never forgot as I had been sailing my little ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Ann Abbott

Great Days

I was also posted to Burniston Barracks from Catterick Camp with the Royal Signals 5 AA Signals Reg. as an OWL and was married just up the road from the barrack's at the local church. Dickie Dors was the paymaster and also we ...Read full memory

The Anastasia Spaceship Ride

I first saw the spaceship ride when I was eight. Myself and two sisters, Audrey and Janet lived at Whitby Road Childrens' Home (formely Whitby Road Union Workhouse). In short, our family had been broken apart ...Read full memory

South Bay Pool

Between 1955 and 1960, on various visits to Scarborough, I and my brother spent many happy hours, at little cost I might add, swimming and playing around the South Bay Pool. In fact it is most likely that I have family ...Read full memory

Cynthia

Wow, nice to see this picture of my Grandfather, Will Appleby in his rowing boat "Cynthia". He used this boat to take passengers from the beach and did so until he was 77 years old. The boat was licensed to carry 7 passengers, and ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Brian Mann

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