Skegness, Promenade And Pier c.1955
Photo ref: S134052
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This selection of vintage photographs shows some of our finest piers in their heyday, recalling their glory days when seaside piers were at the heart of the traditional British family holiday.

A Selection of Memories from Skegness

For many years now, we've been inviting visitors to our website to add their own memories to share their experiences of life as it was, prompted by the photographs in our archive. Here are some from Skegness

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I can remember staying at rosemary house for 3 weeks. evey year with my older sisher and to brothers really didnt like the place and never add a understand why we was tuck there .i do now
Me and my 3 sisters went here , late 70s early 80 can’t remember exactly, what I do remember was how we had to share baths and be checked for head lice , they wrote with black marker on our underwear , a colour and number , even while we was wearing them ,one of my sisters was next to me on the bottom bunk and her top bunk partner stole her pillar and I remember talking , asking my sister what’s wrong , the girl named ...see more
Walsh's in the 60s was a very happy time for me and I have great memories of when Mum and Dad,me Grandma and Grandad shared a caravan for a fortnight.The caravan was tucked away in the corner behind the arcade situated next to a ditch. I can always remember laying on the bed/settee listening to the bingo numbers being called and nodding off to the tones of ''top of the shop 90''.It always seemed an adventure fetching ...see more
1978 at rosemary house