Category Archives: Bridlington

Family Memories

“I remember in about 1952 when I was eight years old being taken by my father to Carnaby airfield to see Billy Butlin arrive in his red aeroplane. He landed there as it was the nearest airfield to Butlins Holiday … Continue reading
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Bridlington hospital

Did you know that when the new, super modern Bridlington hospital opened, there were 220 beds – there is now double the population in Bridlington and the hospital has less than 100 beds.
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My English Ancestors

I live in the Capital of Australia, Canberra my Grandmother Violet Pride came from Bridlington to Australia in the 1930’s, her Father was the Rev John Pride who was residing at the Priory around the beginning of last century , … Continue reading
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It’s an atmosphere…

Phil Harvey has kindly shared with us his superb photographs of the Priory as it is today, after 900 years ‘in the making!’ I think the photos show that the building is unique to every person who experiences it. Many … Continue reading
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Town Criers in Bridlington

Information courtesy of David Hinde, the current Town Crier for Bridlington, and historian David Mooney. For details of the Town Criers Competition and Parade of Criers happening in July this year as part of the Old Town Festival, please visit … Continue reading
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