Photographed from Dalton's Beach

Palace Pier photographed from Dalton's Beach
Photo by Ken Ross

Photographed in 1964

This photograph of Palace Pier was taken from Dalton’s Beach in mid 1964. At that time it still had the theatre at the end of the pier. I remember my Father taking me to see a show Easter 1939.

I still miss Brighton very much, having moved away in 1964. But we still visit for a couple of days or so at least two or three times a year. Sadly, the Brighton of today is very changed from the place I remember with affection.

One fond memory I have, is of my sisters skating on the pavement near Volks railway, and their being chased by a policeman on horseback, because you were not allowed to do so. Funny the things you remember.

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