Filey, The Spa 1890
Memories of Filey
My name is Gerald Jennings I lived in Primrose valley& Fileyfrom 1946to 1954. My grandfather owned the Linkfield Hotel in Primrose Valley,This was run by my father (Kenneth) and one of his sisters(Ruth) It was during this period my parents split up.I have many amazing memories of this time .my first job was working the beach (...Read full memory)
When this photo was taken my grandfather Horace Smart was running this shop. I was living in the flat above the shop with my parents and brother Ralph. We enjoyed living here and having the whole of the valley to play in, in the winter when only the residents lived here when all the tourists had gone home.
Please can anyone help me, I'm looking for photos of primrose Valley in the 70s onwards, as a child I spent my holidays there and came across some great friends I'm 52 now, it would be really nice to hear from anyone who went there the same time, a memory I have is I used to help the men on the tractor move caravans around the (...Read full memory)
I have a vague memory, probably from the early sixties, of arriving at this home on a very grey, sad day. I don’t know to this day why we went there but the trauma of being with a group of let’s say disadvantaged boys was not our family’s finest hour. I seem to remember sleeping on a makeshift bed in the office (...Read full memory)