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Memories of Harrogate

Grand Hotel

Having gained my Air Gunners wing in Egypt I was posted to the Air Crew holding unit in Harrogate where I stayed for about three weeks early on 1945, and again a few months later. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Anthony Barrs

Montpellier Night Club

Montpelier night club down the hill from the war memorial. Does anyone remember the club in the 1960s? The night club was one of best late night spots in Yorkshire. Dance ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by John White

George James Mc Conney

Ironically this picture represents two important monuments relating to my maternal uncle. At St. Peter's Church on the right is where he sang as a choir boy. The war memorial ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Carole Hudon

Harrogate Jazz Club Beechwood Court Hotel

In the early 1960's Bob Simpson and I opened the Harrogate Jazz Club at the Beechwood Court Hotel on Cold Bath Road. We booked the best bands from London ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Barry Walker

Relatives Of Charles Alan Foster

Would like to get in touch with anyone related to or having known Charles Alan Foster's family. He was born in 1906 - married to Edith E Cooper and went to ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Joyce Kent

Search My Father's Family Norman Patrick Black

My father's family lived in Harrogate. The first I knew of this was when I was 30 years old. According to my father, my parents were never married - ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Caroline Robertson Nee Black

West End School The Oval In The Early 50's

Is there anybody out there who attended West End and who remembers having playtimes on the oval, the purpley/blue uniform with those horizontal block ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by David Currie

Bikes At Baines Corner

I really do remember Baines Bros bike shop - good memories. I bought my BSA there and met all the boys on our bikes at seven thirty every night there - then we looked at ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Peter Dunning

Muriel Curries Memory Of Living In Harrogate

I remember working at the Stylo shoe store on Cambridge Street, also at the Timpsons shoe store on Cambridge Street and later on at the Robert ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Muriel Grasso

Harrogate Station Square

Here is Station Square appearing as its architects intended, an open airy town centre piece. The gardens in the foreground are the Coronation Gardens of c.1953, which ...Read full memory

A memory of Harrogate by Nigel Bunce

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