Photo of Scarborough, South Bay 1897

Scarborough, South Bay 1897

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Memories of Scarborough

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). ...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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Scarborough by Brian Mann

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 ...Read full memory

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Scarborough's expanse of golden sands are well concealed by a particularly high tide. The buildings on the sea shore indicate that the transformation from fishing village to seaside resort is now complete.