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Memories of Seaham

I have many memories of Seaham Harbour in the 1970's from going down the old stone steps to the fishing boats on a Sunday morning to watch the fishermen unload the crabs to getting to the top of the Featherbed Rock.The rock was as sharp as hell on my bare feet but it was great. I have tried loads of sites to find a photo of it (...Read full memory)

This photo means a lot to me as my Mam Lexi Hudson (née Murray), used to take me down the docks and down the ledges where she learned to swim years earlier with the swimming club. I did learn to swim then as it was the only option to drowning!

THE MEN WOULD BRING THE BOATS IN AND HANG BUNCHES OF CRABS AND FISH ON THE RAIL SO WE COULD CHOOSE OUR OWN.

All my family come from Murton, some are still there. I remember as a child going to the harbour and getting fresh crabs - they were big ones, and once one grabbed my granda`s coat and we had to free him as the claws were big too. Seaham harbour beach, Crimdon Dene, Blackhall. We didn't live in Murton as my dad moved to the (...Read full memory)

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