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Caption for Aldbrough, Cross Street c1955: This street, in one of the largest of the Holderness coastal villages, used to be called Poskett Lane. A mile away there was once a moated castle that had belonged to the landowners, the de Melsa family, which died out in 1377. The village church of St Bartholomew has two tombs and effigies believed to be of the last of the de Melsas.

An extract from Yorkshire Coastal Memories.

Memories of Aldbrough

My family had a caravan in the field behind Johnsons Farm, opposite the corrugated iron clad cafe in the picture. At one end of the cafe were amusement machines such as; Jennings indian head, one armed bandits and other mechanical amusements. Our caravan, originally a tourer but then a static, was made by a small (...Read full memory)

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