Blackpool, From Central Pier 1896

Memories of Blackpool


My Grandfather and Grandmother were married in this church. My grandfather John Booth was a rock manufaturer - the Exhibition Rock Company in Gorton Street. I saw the lights being turned off in 1939 when the war broke out. My Father Ronald Monk had the first internal airline in the UK going from Blackpool to the Isle (...Read full memory)

I am trying to trace Spencers chalet site which was situated in Singleton, Blackpool, going back to the 1960s. I have recently visited the area and I think it may have been on the Windy Harbour site or nearby. It was owned by James and Emily Openshaw. I would be most grateful if anyone can relate to the site or (...Read full memory)

I was a part of a double cabaret act in the 60's. My then husband and I were Ricky and Jackie Day...we both sang and played guitars. We were resident at the Queens Bars in Cleveleys for summer seasons and my son James was Born at Glenroyd Hospital in Blackpool in 1964. Peter Blythe was a budding Medical (...Read full memory)

I was a student nurse at BVH. from 1966-1970, and have very fond memories of other students, especially Christine Townsend, who I last saw in the early 70s. We spent many an evening at the Gaiety bar on north pier and The Queens at Cleveleys, especially when Jimmy Rose was playing there. We all worked and (...Read full memory)

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