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Barham, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Great Grand Parents Lived In Barhamn "Black" Mill

my ancestoers richard walter and family lived in Barham mill. The mill is also the "location" for the movie Raising a Riot.

A memory of Barham by Garth Walter

The Sportsman's Arms

My parents had the pub "The Sportsmans Arms". I was only 5 or 6 years old when we lived there so I don't remember the fine details but I do remember Mrs. Mac at the shop on the corner. I used to spend quite a lot of time with Mr. and Mrs. Doubleday. He was an artist, I think, and he painted a picture of me sitting on his ...Read full memory

Through The Kitchen Window

I was born in my Grandparents house - "Wimbourne" - in the valley below the Mill. Many pleasant hours have I spent sitting in the kitchen with my grandmother shelling peas that granddad had grown in the garden. The Mill could be seen from the kitchen window high on the downs. When travelling through Bridge on the ...Read full memory

A memory of Barham by Mark Whitaker