Weston Super Mare, Marine Parade 1902

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Caption for Weston Super Mare, Marine Parade 1902: Taken from the southern corner of Victoria Square, this view shows the promenade just before the Grand Pier was built. In the foreground one of the new electric trams is passing a row of horse wagonettes. Competition between the two was fierce, with cabbies often driving slowly in front of a tram to delay it. On Knightstone you can see the new swimming baths and theatre.

An extract from Weston-super-Mare Photographic Memories.

Memories of Weston-super-Mare

Iam Weston born and bred from the age of 8 to15 I worked-with the Drew family on the beach with the donkeys and carriages from 1963-1970 I must have had my photo taken hundreds of times yet can't find any anyway of that time our stand was by the first aid post I would love to know if any one out there has any (...Read full memory)

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