Saltburn By The Sea, Miniature Railway c.1960

Memories of Saltburn-By-The-Sea


I was ten years old when I was enrolled at Glenhow prep school. My parents worked in Kenya and thought it would be a good idea to send their son to boarding school instead of being with all my friends in Kenya. I was expelled at the age of 13 and moved on to Lindisfarne College in Wales. I loved Saltburn, it (...Read full memory)

THIS IS A LONG SHOT BUT IS THERE ANYONE STILL LIVING THAT REMEMBERS MY GRANDFATHER WHO WAS A RAG AND BONE MAN IN SALTBURN IN THE 1930'S. OR DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY RECORDS OR PICTURES OF GEORGES CAFE, IT IS NOW THE POST OFFICE ON MAIN STREET. aLSO TRYING TO FIND SOME OLD POSTERS FROM THE 1930'S OF A LOCAL BOCING MATCH FOR THE CARAVAN KID AND CHUCKY BURNS. LONG SHOT I KNOW.

I must have been about 7 years of age or even a bit younger when my mother brought me to stay in a chalet on the cliff edge, just alongside the Ship Inn. I played on the banks behind the Ship Inn and on Cat Nab and spent some really happy days in Saltburn. I remember still the sound of the sea (...Read full memory)

i was border here for 2 years, had some fantastic times, my parents lived abroad so went overseas during the holidays, wondered if there is anyone else who remembers me swhen i was there. charles wrightson was also a pupil there. he lived in zambia at the time. regards, mike.

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