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Cowden, Kent (near East Grinstead)
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

Cowden Caravan Memories

We (Nelson family) spent our summer in the 50s in a caravan on a site within walking distance to the beach and water. I have fond memories of that beach and ocean including shrimping with our big nets we pushed along the edge of the water. We brought up the buckets of shrimp to be boiled and eaten... I remember the ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden

Scarlett Cottage Cowden

My grandparents lived in Scarlett Cottages in Cowden. He was killed in the lst world war after which my grandmother moved away. My mum, aunt and uncle were 5 & 7 at the time. I know they were frienly with a lad whose parents ran a garege at that time and the children all attended the local school. My grandfathers ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden by Myra Holliday