This fascinating new book takes a nostalgic look at Skegness and reveals some of the changes and developments that have taken place in the town during the last century.
Ken Wilkinson has gathered together ninety pairs of images to compare and contrast changing modes of fashion and transportation, shops and businesses, houses and public buildings, while recalling some of the local people who once lived and worked in this popular seaside resort. Drawn from family albums, local collections and professional photographers, this collection is sure to bring back many memories for locals and visitors alike.
Skegness Past & Present is sure to bring back cherished memories of yesteryear for all who know and love this part of Lincolnshire.
Ken Wilkinson took this book project on after the sad death of Winston Kime in 2010. A keen local historian, this is Ken's first book. He lives in Winthorpe, Skegness. The late Winston Kime worked for Skegness Urban District Council before his retirement. In 2001 he was made an Honoured Citizen of Skegness by the Town Council. A keen local historian, he was the author of seventeen books, including "Skegness In Old Photographs" and "The Lincolnshire Seaside."