Ashford, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

Christmas Eve

I can remember being taken to Ashford on Christmas Eve and visiting Rabsons toy shop in Middle Row It was a magical place for a small child and I gazed at all the toys in wonder. I can remember anxiously asking my mother whether we would be home in Pluckley before Father Christmas came!

A memory of Ashford by Gillian Barnes