Cowden, Kent (near Claydene)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

I Lived In Cowden When I Was A Kid I Lived With My Mum, Dad , And 4 Brothers We Lived On The End House With The Large Garden Next To The Lane And The School Was On The Other Side Of The Lane Our Surname Was Paige

I remember once at school bird watching out the window in a small darken room. I also remember playing on the swings with andrews girls from up the road opposite the pub im sure it was in the 1970s but have no photos as my parents did not take photos.

A memory of Cowden by dianne.kevinx1

Church Street

Generations of my family lived in Cowden, going right back to 1700s. My parents were married in the church, which lies behind the wall you can just see at the front of this photo. I was also baptised here in 1958. The main ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden by Helen Cadden

Cowden Stores

My grandparents lived and worked in Cowden. I spent all of my holidays with them from an early age from about 1965 to the late 1970s. My granddad worked on the railways and then with Leighs builders (Edenbridge) and after he ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden by Michele Turrell