Caister On Sea, The "Camp Special" Arrives, Holiday Camp c.1955

Photo ref: C450004

Memories of Caister-on-Sea


I have the fondest memories of Caister on Sea. We used to have a week there every year and my sister and I were the only kids in our street that had a holiday every year. Like most people in the east end of London, we had very little money but my dad worked on the railway and got travel concessions as (...Read full memory)

I am almost certain this is the plane that I had my first flight in. It was during a family holiday and I was around 6 years old at the time. I still remember the experience vividly! My elder brother and uncle were squashed into the back seat which resembled a small bench (...Read full memory)

We believe the couple in the foreground are Mr and Mrs Starbuck. At about this time, Mr Starbuck was the Hoilday Camp manager.

My father was a milkman, for Home Counties Dairy, the horses were stabled in Hodeson road, the bottling dairy was opposite the Eardley arms pub. The livery was green, and the trade mark a gold triangle. Milk then was in glass pint and half pint bottles with cardboard caps. They also sold small items beside milk.

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