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Bredhurst, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Gulvins Village Store.

re. photo of 'Bredhurst, the Village c1955 (ref: B582003)' The shop on the far left of the photo was a general store owned by the Gulvins, run mostly by Mrs Gulvin and Nan. Mr Gulvin was a farmer. They had at least two children. I only knew Nancy and Gerald. Gerald Gulvin married Barbara Pye, my cousin. (see my ...Read full memory

A memory of Bredhurst by John Healey

Some Early Memories Of Bredhurst

My name is John Healey, I was born in 1940 and lived in Brick Lane, Enfield. The Second World War was on. I cannot say at what age I could read but I believe I was 2-3 years old. My first recolection of 'Bredhurst' was that it was the name of our house in Brick Lane. I am sure that my paternal grandmother ...Read full memory

A memory of Bredhurst by John Healey