Nostalgic memories of Aldbrough's local history

Share your own memories of Aldbrough and read what others have said

For well over 10 years now, we've been inviting visitors to our web site to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was when the photographs in our archive were taken. From brief one-liners explaining a little bit more about the image depicted, to great, in-depth accounts of a childhood when things were rather different than today (and everything inbetween!). We've had many contributors recognising themselves or loved ones in our photographs. Why not add your memory today and become part of our Memories Community to help others in the future delve back into their past.

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  • How does it feature in your personal history?
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  • How has it changed over the years?
  • How does it feel, seeing these places again?
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I was born in Aldbrough in 1947. We lived in a wooden chalet on the cliff top. I remember running to meet my father (Les Blondell) coming home on the bus from his work in Hull . He worked at Rhubens curtain shop on the corner of Ferensway and Anlaby Road. There was a farm behind the chalets. My Grandparents (Blondell) also had a chalet there but I think that maybe theirs was just used in the ...see more

HI. Nice to see the photo and comment . I was born in 1945 ,half a mile inland at the crescent, an half circle of 15 brick bungalows. probably built in the mid 1930's. I worked on the Farm mentioned it was called Mount pleasant owned by Mr G Caley. previously owned by Mr A Burnip a hull butcher. The cafe was owned by Mr & Mrs L Johnson. Who also lived in the Crescent. they lived next door to Mr L Johnson's ...see more

My family had a caravan in the field behind Johnsons Farm, opposite the corrugated iron clad cafe in the picture. At one end of the cafe were amusement machines such as; Jennings indian head, one armed bandits and other mechanical amusements. Our caravan, originally a tourer but then a static, was made by a small company called Quorn. I have photographs of it. My father, says that he remembers when, as a ...see more