Lytham, Donkeys 1914

Memories of Lytham

I believe I went to the Ormerod Home, at the age of about eight or nine, as a result of the Local Authority (Blackpool) having a number of reserved places at this establishment. Homes such as this were built along the sand dunes near Blackpool in order to provide a healthy environment, in which youngsters from the (...Read full memory)

My name is Eileen Turner. I had a sister named Kathleen Turner. If anyone who went here knows me please contact me, I would love to talk to someone who went there. My name is Sophia Ufton. I am writing this on behalf of my mom, thanks.  

We lived in Preston, Lancashire from 1944 to 1956 and often came here for the day on the bus. My mother preferred Lytham to Blackpool and we spent happy hours on the sands. This picture, taken before the 1st World War, is a view which my father would have seen when he came here as a child - I (...Read full memory)

Me and my brother went to this home around 1954. I would be 7 and he would be 9; we went on the train from Rochdale. I remember mother giving my older brother 2 half crowns - 5 bob for sweets to last a fortnight. I also remember watching someone peeling tats by putting them in a big drum with sharp edges and turning it like a (...Read full memory)

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