Wonderful photos of Bridlington from 100 years ago

These rare black and white pictures show how Bridlington's seafront and harbour looked during its golden era.

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 3:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 3:47 pm
Paddling in the sea at Bridlington

The photographs from the Getty Images archive show holidaymakers packing the promenades in the first half of the 20th century.

Building a sandcastle on the beach at Bridlington in 1913.
Floral Hall on the parade at Bridlington in 1910.
People disembarking from one of the boats moored in Bridlington harbour in August 1926.
Girls of the 7th Manchester Regiment Church Girls Brigade (Rochdale Battalion) who were in camp at Bridlington, making the most of their holiday by the sea, in August 1939.
A group of girls from Putney High School waiting at London's King's Cross Station for a train to Bridlington in Yorkshire, where they were to spend a seven week seaside holiday.
The harbour at Bridlington, date unknown.
Eva Spink enjoying an early-morning dip before her coronation as Holiday Queen of Bridlington
The north side of Bridlington from 1913
Royal Prince's Parade, possibly taken around 1919.
Bathers on the beach at Bridlington helping with the ploughing of the sands which helps to build up the beach against gales. Photo from 1939.
Holidaymakers relaxing on the promenade at Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire, in August 1926
Early holidaymakers take advantage of the fine spell of weather and keep cool in bathing costumes and sunbathe on the beach at Bridlington