Bridlington, Priory Church And Bayle Gate 1923

Memories of Bridlington

I'd be interested if anyone has any photographs of him and his family (my Grandmother particularly).

From 1948 to the early fifties we used to have our weekly holiday in a bus on Marton Road. There were quite a few buses on the site, all situated at the top of the site, most of them were double deckers painted in green. Ours was different from the others because it had four chains which looked like it was (...Read full memory)

We stayed in a caravan at Thornwick Bay in July 1937. On a visit to Bridlington harbour I saw the SS 'Yorkshireman', which was the biggest sea-going vessel I'd been near to at that time. I thought it was magnficent and it gave such an impression of power and strength to me as an eleven year old. When we returned to school (...Read full memory)

Wow.. those boats are still plying their trade today although the boating pool is on the southside near the spa nowadays and has been for a few decades. I remember my Nan taking my brother and myself in the long hot summer of 1976 to have a go on these boats...for a 11 year old they were the height of cool....happy days indeed !!!!

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