Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Hornsea, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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I was sent to this place in the mid 50s to recover after being treated for T B , I would be around 6 years old,and being from a village type environment and having no father or siblings this establishment came as a complete shock. I had never seen let alone tasted pasta but I was made to eat it, the memories of fear still (...Read full memory)
I spent a short time there in the 60s I cant remember the exact dates but maybe I could work it out . I was sent there from Seacroft hospital in Leeds, after having suspected rheumatic fever. It may be possible to get the exact dates from discharge papers from the hospital records? It was horrendous, and at 63 years (...Read full memory)