Crosby Garrett, The Village c.1955

Photo ref: C570002

Memories of Crosby Garrett


I went with my parents, brother and sister to live at Beech Cottage in the grounds of the big house named The Villa. We went there to escape the bombing at Wallasey (Liverpool). I was four at that time and we stayed there for five idyllic years until 1945 when the war had ended. The Walker sisters lived in The (...Read full memory)

As child of ten I used to go with relations and stay in Frith cottage, I believe they were friends of the family way back. My gt.gt. grandfather Thomas Brunskill was born in Crosby Garrett and he is buried in St.Andrews Church at the top of the hill. Thomas was the School Master of the Waitby and Smardale (...Read full memory)

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