Family Life

In this section you can discover how home and family life has changed in Great Yarmouth in recent times.  Since the Luftwaffe demolished much of the Rows in WWII, where and how people have lived has changed a great deal. Did you move to new flats after the war, can you remember getting your first fridge or telly?  How does the life of a fifties housewife compare to that of a current day house husband? From outside loos to all mod cons we want to hear your stories of how life at home has changed.

Page link: AIR RAID SHELTERS
AIR RAID SHELTERS
Types and the goings on in them.
Page link: Building new homes in Great Yarmouth
Building new homes in Great Yarmouth
Photograph of the construction of the Elmhurst Court development in Gorleston
Page link: Car Brochures
Car Brochures
A selection of old car brochures
Page link: Family history
Family history
McCullough - Eagle
Page link: Gas Masks
Gas Masks
General memories
Page link: Help me find my father !
Help me find my father !
Any information please
Page link: Housewife's Choice?
Housewife's Choice?
Adverts from the fifties
Page link: Housewife's Handbook
Housewife's Handbook
Illustrations from book published in c1950
Page link: Kathleen Kennedy's Memories of Life in Great Yarmouth
Kathleen Kennedy's Memories of Life in Great Yarmouth
Memories of the layout of the town, transport and housing
Page link: My family research visit
My family research visit
2 wonderful days reigniting memories of the past
Page link: Post War regeneration in Great Yamouth
Post War regeneration in Great Yamouth
Photographs of bomb damage and reconstruction
Page link: Remember This?
Remember This?
Share your memories for a display at Time & Tide Museum
Page link: row 125
row 125
my dad
Page link: Shrublands Estate
Shrublands Estate
Photographs of 'prefabs'
Page link: The Balls Family
The Balls Family
A short insight in to my ancestors in the Gt Yarmouth area.
Page link: The Story of how the Scott family came to settle in Great Yarmouth
The Story of how the Scott family came to settle in Great Yarmouth
Photgraph and information about the Scott family's guesthouses