Skegness, Walsh's Holiday Camp c.1955

Skegness, Walsh's Holiday Camp c.1955

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Caravan camps have become much more sophisticated since the 1950s, but they also had lots of fun in those days, you can be sure of that! Walsh's Camp at Roman Bank is pictured here against the background of the Winthorpe housing estate; it is still there, but it has been updated and has many more caravans.

Book of Skegness Town and City Memories

An extract from the book Skegness Town and City Memories.

Memories of Skegness

Holiday Home For Under Privileged Children

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

A memory of Skegness

Skegness

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

A memory of Skegness by osbcarol5042

1978

1978 at rosemary house

A memory of Skegness by n.seerey65

60's Walsh's.

Walsh's in the 60s was a very happy time for me and I have great memories of when Mum and Dad,me Grandma and Grandad shared a caravan for a fortnight.The caravan was tucked away in the corner behind the arcade situated next to a ditch. I can always remember laying on the bed/settee listening to the bingo numbers being called and ...Read full memory

A memory of Skegness by john25h

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