St Osyth, Mill Street c.1955
Memories of St Osyth
We stayed at this caravan park several times with my mum and dad and little brother in the 1960s. The name of the caravan was called 'JanSue', I think. My dad bought me a square kite from the local shop which we tied to the door of the van overnight and it was still up in the sky by the next morning. Happy times.
My Grandmother already lived in St Osyth, so from 1927 to 1939 we always had two weeks vacation at St Osyth. Coming from London this was paradise. Water by the bucket from the hydrant (you had your own key for this). No electricity, all oil lamps and cooking by the coal stove. Mr Brett provided the oil, and th ...Read full memory
My husband and I moved to Clacton on Sea year 2000 and soon afterwards we visited the Priory. We enjoyed the visit and recently 2011 I was doing more research on my family tree (May family) when I discovered an ancestor Edward Leverett on the 1841 census, who appears to be my 3 x Grandmother's brother (still have to be proved) ...Read full memory
We stayed here for many years in the chalet opposite thes shops, my parents became friends with Marie The owner of the newsagent and sweet shop in this row of shops.we holidayed here until the great storm destroyed the row of chalets as shown in another pictur e in this series