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Interview with David ('Dave') Curtis and Mrs Annette Curtis about their holidays at Waldick Hotel, Marine Parade, Peel and Glen Mona Hotel, Maughold, 1953-1962

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Date(s): 1998, 1999

Creator(s): Manx Heritage Foundation

Scope & Content: Tracks 1 and 2: Dave Curtis and Mrs Annette Curtis talk to John Beckerson about their holidays in the Isle of Man. Dave talks about his first trip aged 18 from Liverpool on the boat; visiting mum’s friend, ‘Mitch’, who ran a guest house (Glen Mona); rooms; honeymoon in the Isle of Man; flying from Blackpool; staying at Mrs Brew's in Peel and friends; holiday after they were married; good weather; walking in glens. Annette (Dave’s wife) talks about favourite activities on holidays and first trip to island; her family holidays; saving-up for holidays; holidays elsewhere; island scenery; walking round the island; the weather on holiday.

Administration / Biographical History: David ('Dave) Michael Curtis was born 24 December 1935. John Beckerson, researcher, born 1974.

Language: English

Extent: 45 min. 23 sec.

Item name: cassette tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 2019-0001/47

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Subject tags : #UOSH, #UOSHHolidays


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