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Your pictures: Seaside nostalgia

Donkey riding

We asked readers to send in their seaside pictures from the past. We start the selection with a picture sent in by Mollie Cassidy taken on the sands at Llandudno in 1966.

Couple riding a bike

Judith Waltham: "My parents in Clacton in 1938."

Family sitting on Blackpool beach

Katey Adams: "This is a picture of my dad Bernard Hunt (between mother and father) and his mother Lily, father Bernard and brother Cyril taken at Blackpool in the year 1924."

Crowd on a beach

Richard Jeffrey: "A crowd of people waiting to see a Punch and Judy show taken in the mid-60s."

paddling pool

Sue Pemberton: "This was taken in the early-60s of my family on holiday in Paignton, Devon."

Boy and his grandmother

Carl Moss: "Family beach holidays in the late-50s at Walton-on-the Naze from August 1958."

Family sat on beach

Chris Thomas: "On the beach known as Cold Knap in Barry, in the Vale of Glamorgan. We would be here more often than Barry Island beach, as the water tended to be cleaner."

Sister and brother on Blackpool beach

Phyllis Gautier: "This is 1976 in Blackpool. My brother was five and I was eight."

Watching swimming races at Butlins, Minehead

Brenda Wordsworth: "This photo was taken at Butlins at Minehead in 1963. We were watching swimming races and I had made friends with another girl who was competing."

Great-great-grandparents at Walton-on-the-Naze

Karen Hamer: "My son's great-great-grandparents relaxing at Walton-on-the-Naze. Taken not long before World War II."

General beach scene in Ramsgate

Jo Gascoigne: "The picture is a general beach scene in Ramsgate in the early-1900s." Send us your seaside pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk


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