Memories of Skegness
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 the night nurse for two seasons. I met my present wife (Pauline) there (also a nurse from Portsmouth). I played golf every day at ...Read full memory
Hello, I was shipped off to skegness when I was 8 years old when my father died it was to give mum a rest, I remember the matron who had a room off the dormatry we were not supposed to talk after lights out. The nit nurse used diluted vinegar on our hair which smelt awful. The school room was sparce and we had to copy off the ...Read full memory
My father died in 1961 when I was 9 years old. I was told by Notts. Social Services I needed a holiday and was shipped off to a children's home in Skegness for 3 weeks. I cried when I got on the bus and waved goodbye to my mum. Although the people were very kind, I ticked off each day and could ...Read full memory
I have got a lot of photos of my grandad and mamma at Linconshire Derbyshire Miners Holiday Centre, now called camp. My grandad died when I was nine years old, my mamma when I was sixteen. My grandad Fred Armson was a parleytric (not very sure if I spelt that right). I have lots of photos of them on ther own and in groups. If anyone knows anything, please let me know.Thanks.