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Caption for Barry Island, Redbrink Crescent 1925: This photograph was taken from Nells Point above Jackson's Bay. The first large property on the left is The Towers, and in front of it is the path leading down to the harbour and Jackson's Bay. Allotment gardens on the cliff top and behind Redbrink Terrace were an essential part of everyday life and were extensively used by local residents in the 1920s to feed their families.

Memories of Barry Island, Redbrink Crescent 1925

Redbrink Crescent, Barry Island was where Emma Ellen Mitchell and her husband James John Mitchell lived, these house were built by James Michell's father, the mariner John Maerdin Mitchell. My dad was born at no 36 in 01 July 1920, while my grandfather Sydney worked the local shipbuilders. (...Read full memory)

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