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Caption for Barry Island, Public Gardens And Nell's Point C1930: This view looks along the top path of the promenade towards the cloakrooms. The eastern shelter is on the right; behind it is a path that led to the Dingle and the former men's changing rooms, which in this photo has been converted into a cafe specialising in 'Trays for the Sands'.

Memories of Barry Island, Public Gardens and Nell's Point c1930

I lived at the Navy station Nells Point around 1943 to 1947. I went to school at Clive road and attended sunday school at st Johns. I remember the army camp,and at the end of the war the squatters moved in the huts.I allso remember the U.S army giving us children lovelypartiesand eating my first donut. the one with the hole in. Pat Perring nee Nurse

Some of my best memories of Barry Island are from the week-ends I used to go to the skating rink which was situated above the block of shops on the sea side of the pleasure park overlooking the prom and sea. Three of us waited all week for this wonderful evening. We were, me, Pat Baker (Overstreet) (...Read full memory)

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