Scarborough, Holiday Chalets c.1955

Memories of Scarborough


Throxenby Hall was a community home, I had the best years of my childhood there, I was there from 1969-74. All the staff were great, I had so much fun. I went to Newby Juniors before moving up to Scalby School, a very good school. Throxenby Hall had a sloping field with a football pitch, the slope made it difficult to (...Read full memory)

My husband Chistopher John Hill was born in Scarborough. His Grandma, Mary Gloyne, ran a small Guest House there 61 Ramsey Street, after her husband, Percy Gloyne, was killed two days before the end of World War 1. She brought her young daughter Agnes up there. Agnes met a young soldier on her train journeys to work (...Read full memory)

Having been so lucky as to spend my childhood in a big house in Royal Avenue and spending many long summer evenings playing cricket on the beach with my grandad I have always wanted to return to Scarborough.  In particular the Zoo & Marineland hold many memories - unfortunatley there isn't a lot of info about this special (...Read full memory)

I first saw the spaceship ride when I was eight. Myself and two sisters, Audrey and Janet lived at Whitby Road Childrens' Home (formely Whitby Road Union Workhouse). In short, our family had been broken apart by something nasty. Our mum worked at Dulverton Hall so she could be near us. When she could, she (...Read full memory)

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