Memories of Ash

Good Old Days

My first girlfriend in the early 60s, Daphne, lived in the Chequers pub. I wonder whatever happened to her?

A memory of Ash

Summer Of '63

Hello. Although I spent all of my early life - that is up to the age of 21 - in Penge, South London, I also spent some time(s) in Ash (Kent) during August to December, 1963. I have already written about my early life in Penge in another feature. I was just going through the pages that numerous others had written during their ...Read full memory

A memory of Ash by Anthony Godly

Ash By Sandwich 1789 1848

Ash is three miles west from Sandwich, a village lying 2 and a half miles south-westfrom Richborough Castle. The Church of St Nicholas has an interesting interior with monuments and effigies. Zachariah Pettman of Littlebourne married Sarah Jordan of Woodnesborough at Ash on 31 October 1789. They bore 8 children at ...Read full memory

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