I remember going to Dartford with my mum and going to a shop called Kerr's Drapery in the High Street. I was fascinated by the way they gave change to their customers. The shop assistant would put money into a capsule which went into a tube, they pulled a cord and it shot up the tube into the cashier's office at the ...Read full memory
I remember Mrs (fatty) Parson, she put her foot through the floor one day much to the classes delight. I live up by the heath and took the penny ride to the National School every day on the 467 bus.
I went to Our Ladies High School on Dartford Heath. I remember Sister Clare. I remember playing on Dartford Heath as our playground. I have gone back to look for the building in person, also on Google. I have not been able to find out much until I read your memories. I live in California, been in the states since ...Read full memory
Born in Dartford in 1937 and living on the Fleet Estate I remember the Dimashio ice-cream van calling around ---not bad considering I left there in 1940 to live in Wales until war ended. I returned to Dartord, living on Fairfield Estate, the prefabs, until 1955. I remember the friendly policeman on point duty at the ...Read full memory
I was born in Dartord where I lived in Stanham Road until I moved at the age of 9 years. Childhood friends I remember are Anthony Artist, Janet Cork, Michael Burville (not sure of spelling of surname). My next door neighbour was the Robbins family and my elder sister was friends with David Robbins whose father had a small garage ...Read full memory
Born Livingstone Hospital East Hill in 1947. Lived on Temple Hill from the age of 5 years, went to Temple Hill later Dartford East (The Downs) schools. First job at 14, was at Phillips toy and cycle shop. I also belonged to the Mephisto Cycle Club at this time. My second job was on vehicle maintenance ...Read full memory
I was sent to Our Lady's High School in Tiverton, Devon at about the age of 4, than remained with the school when it was relocated to Dartford until I was about 15. What a horrible place - the nuns were so cruel. I remember getting the steel side of a ruler along the knuckles of my hands if I played a wrong note on ...Read full memory
Miss Wade was the head mistress of the infants and the girls school. Miss Snell and Miss Jolly were the infant teachers, both out of retirement. In the boys juior school the teachers were Miss James, a new teacher she made the subjects interesting. Next Mrs Parsons, also out of retirement, a rather large women who had ...Read full memory
I remember my very early years living in Denver Road, Dartford, Kent. My first school was St Mildreds College, then onto Our Lady's High School. I remember having a school photo (long since lost) of myself with tartan ribbons, much to the Nuns disgust - a note was sent to my parents. I remember a Nun showing me the Chapel alter ...Read full memory
There was a pub near the railway bridge on Overy Street called 'The 3 Tuns' was that the one? I was born in a house in Dartford Road in 1955, the family moved to a new bungalow, no. 6 Tuffnail Road, tel. 23838, in 1959, I have clear memories of almost every moment of my life starting from when I was a babe ...Read full memory
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