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Minehead, The Sands And North Hill 1923
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Theme Calendar - The British Seaside
Featuring 12 captioned photos of The British Seaside. A4 sized calendar, opening to A3.
Memories of Minehead
Born in Taunton, christened in St. Michael's church in 1940 and lived on Parkhouse Road on and off for several years until 1956. Had my first drink of scrumpy at the Plume of Feathers. Returning home from choir practice I passed the P of F and heard some jollity therein, so decided to go in (1955 - yes, I was 15). I (...Read full memory)
I was born in Birmingham in 1943. My parents and my aunt and uncle (Les and Beat Bradshaw) purchased The Mentone in The Parks around 1949. A double decker bus ran over my leg directly outside Minehead Hospital. My parents left the hotel and returned to Birmingham. Beat and Les ran Mentone until (...Read full memory)
My auntie Mary used to run the donkeys on the beach. I spent each school holiday in Minehead Swimming Pool and remember the Juke Box in the cafeteria area very well. When I first moved to Minehead in 1953 I lived in the old Gasworks Cottage right on the front down past the harbour. I would be very interested if (...Read full memory)
I was born in Minehead, and have also lived in Kitswell, Dunster, Williton, Timberscombe and Rodhuish, and attended all the schools. My first job after leaving Minehead School in December 1958, was at the fruit and salad farm by Dunster station (which has now gone.) I worked in Butlins Holiday Camp at Minehead from (...Read full memory)