Ashford, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Ashford and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Pubs Of Ashford Past

HI ITS TONY GATES I REMMBER SOME OF THE PUBS THAT ONCE WHERE THERE MABY THAY STILL ARE COACH AND HORSES ELEPHANT AND CASTLE SOMERSET ARMS WELLINGTON THE SARACENS HEAD THE SARACENS SHADS THE ALFRED ARMS MAN OF ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford by tony1938.tg

51 Hempstead Street

I was born in Dover, but my mum was Welsh and we moved back to her home town when I was small. However, every year we would visit my dad's relatives in Kent (mainly Ashford). My Auntie Nell ran a flower shop here and I ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford

The Warren.

I remember when I was nursing at Ashford, Hothfield and Willesborough hospitals. We use to have to go to the Warren for some lessons. I can still remember my shock at seeing rows of `Iron Lungs` that were no longer in use. Also ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford