Alnmouth, Marine Drive From The Links c.1955

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Caption for Alnmouth, Marine Drive from the Links c1955: As a resort Alnmouth was noted for its excellent golf links, said to be one of the oldest in England. In the early 1920s the green fee on the 18-hole course was 2s 6d; Alnmouth was one of only a handful of Northumberland courses to welcome members of the Ladies Golf Union.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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I lived and went the junior school from 1964 to August 1965, the school's headmaster was Mr Smart, he was a fantastic teacher. I then went to Alnwick Secondary Modern, the name I can't recall. I have such fantastic memories of Alnmouth; earning pocket money, caddying at Foxton golf course. I recall living in Riverside Road, (...Read full memory)

I remember being at Nethergrange with Jean Newbigin, and remember when she met her husband to be, and the building of their boat. In fact later , when we moved to Ravenslaw in Alnwich (in our third year) Jean and I shared a room as I was also a student at Alnwick Teacher Training College, living at Nethergrange in Alnmouth (...Read full memory)

SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN THE WAR I have just spent a very pleasant time looking though some photos on FLICKR, my! It did bring back memories, Alnemouth in the war time Dad used to run 16MM mobile cinema in the church hall and I saw Charles Loughton in Henry the Eighth there in a very early black and white film. We used to stay (...Read full memory)

We built our 60ft catamaran at the farm at the bottom of this lane. I met my husband in the Schooner Hotel on the 13th November 1970. I was attending Alnwick College and we lived in Nether Grange as opposed to the castle. Wonderful village, friendly people.   

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Caption for Alnmouth, Marine Drive from the Links c1955: As a resort Alnmouth was noted for its excellent golf links, said to be one of the oldest in England. In the early 1920s the green fee on the 18-hole course was 2s 6d; Alnmouth was one of only a handful of Northumberland courses to welcome members of the Ladies Golf Union.

An extract from Northumberland Tyne and Wear Photographic Memories.

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