St Anne's, South Promenade 1906

Memories of St Annes


I love this house. Would like to know the history can anyone help x

When I was a child in the 1960s we spent several happy family holidays at Lytham St Annes, and the Lifeboatmen’s Memorial on the promenade at St Annes always had a very strong effect on me. It commemorates the worst disaster in the history on the RNLI, when a total of 27 lifeboat crew lost their lives on (...Read full memory)

My experiences of the St Anne's Pier Entrance took place in 1955. After sailing my boat on the nearby model boat pond, I was given a few coppers to spend in the games arcade which was just inside the entrance. Most involved flicking a ball bearing around a vertical loop, hoping to see the ball fall into a hole which (...Read full memory)

We lived at 42 Ashley Rd. I went to Heyhouses C of E Primary School where I was taught by Mr Tyas. My father was an RAF officer stationed at RAF Weeton. One of my favourite things to do was to take my model yacht, named Endeavour, down to the model yacht pond. Mum would sit on a bench and knit whilst I used to imagine that it (...Read full memory)

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