Saltburn By The Sea, Miniature Railway c.1960

Memories of Saltburn-By-The-Sea


On this photograph there is a little 'bump' on the horizon just below Warsett.  That 'bump'  is 3 railway cottages and my Dad lived in No. l with his parents and brother and sister around 1912 - 13ish when he was school age.  He went to Brotton School where he met my mum.  My grandad had the Signal Box at (...Read full memory)

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)

I learned to swim in the Baths late 1940s and In early 1950 went dancing every Saturday night at the Spa I used to go horse riding from the stables near the station

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)

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