Ashford, Godinton Road 1908

Ashford, Godinton Road 1908

Neg. 60327

Memories 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

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

Poyners Nursery East Hill Ashford Kent

When this building was sold and demolished by Ashford School, the site was turned into a Tennis court with a igh steel net fence placed along East Hill to prevent balls landing in the road or hitting ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford by Peter Oliver

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History

Where now heavy traffic pours both ways along this road, children played in the street early this century. The only vehicles in evidence are a cart pushed by two boys, and in the distance a bicycle being ridden.

This is an excerpt from Hythe, Romney Marsh and Ashford Photographic Memories, by Paul Harris

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