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.

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

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 retired he was the gardener at Chantrills. My grandmother (Mrs Pocock) worked at the Cowden stores and I ...Read full memory

A memory of Cowden by Michele Turrell

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