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I was born in the Flat above Lloyds Bank, Tudor Square, Tenby, Feb 1950 and recall being raised there. I recall the amazing views of the changing colours of the harbour and recall the church bells and chimes of the steeple clock. A horse drawn cart delivered milk and the town was hyperactive and super active in (...Read full memory)

I was born in the County Hospital in Haverfordwest and for the first week I was looked after by my aunt at Park Place. From that time, I was riased and loved at the Bush Inn, St George St. Does that make me a Tenby Man or a man of Tenby? I was so lucky to have as a granddad, Wiffy Vaulk. Tenby remains my home. The five arches are (...Read full memory)

I remember holidays spent in Kiln Park with my mother and her friend from London - Aunty Iris, her daughter Susan who was my age (7) at the time. We spent lovely holidays in a caravan in Kiln Park. My husband and I and our two sons who are now 22 and 19 spent lots of holidays in Tenby and Penally where we sited our (...Read full memory)

The owner was my grandfather George Rowe. My father, his son, was born in Tenby in 1905 and died in late 1999 aged 93 years. You might be interested to learn that the boat (M26) in the middle of your picture was called ''The Annie'' and was wrecked near Goscar Rock in a severe storm. My grandfather (the skipper) was found half (...Read full memory)

Caldey Island is situated about 1-2km south of Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast. It has a small village but the main attraction is the monastery owned by the Reformed Order of Cistercian Monks. They lead a simple farming life but there is a small shop for tourists. As a child in the late forties and early fifties our Sunday (...Read full memory)

In your book 'Tenby and Saundersfoot' the photos on pages 41 and 42 probably contain boats called 'Doric', 'Golden Goose' and another which I think was owned by Mr. Edgar Rossiter. 'Doric' was owned Jimmy Noble and later by my uncle Jimmy Howells.

My mother, Enid Fowler(Thomas) told me that her father, Oliver Frank Thomas,(honorary mayor of Tenby 1930) often enjoyed going to Caldey Island to talk with the monks.

This was a really enjoyable vacation we spent at Kiln Park, my two daughters, my husband & myself. It was our first caravan holiday.  We all had such good fun.  We spent many a happy hour down on the beach, and the weather was beautiful.