Memories of Dartford

Dartford Families

Hello to all, just a quick message asking for assistance. I am from a family line that dates back to Dartford pre-1830s. If anyone has any information on any of the following Dartford families, I would love to hear form you, ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Darren Johnson

Happy Days In St Albans Road, Late 40's And 50's.

I lived at 90 East Hill just by the corner of St Albans. In St Albans lived all my little pals; Robert Ball, David Shaw, Peter Richardson, Frankie Taylor and Graham Wilson. We played in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by David Large

Dartford East Secondary Modern School 1950 55

Hello, I was born at Franks Hall in Horten, Kirby in 1940, moved to Dartfod 1941, to Waldeck Road and went to St Albans Infants then York Road Juniors then to Dartford East. I have good memories ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Brian Trimmer

Dartford Heath.

Does anybody remember the Glory Bumps on the Heath? For those who don't they were a series of parallel trenches which had presumably been dug by Archeologists in the past. We as kids used to ride our bikes over the humps which ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Mike Hyland

Who Remembers The Dartford Wharfage Co.

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 ...Read full memory

Coffee Bar

Hello, I used to go to the coffee bar and meet up with some lads and girls and we all had some good times there. One of the lads was Allan Pennell who at the time was a trainee civil engieneer with Taylor Woodrow. Allan told ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by David Parslow

Graham Jeffrey And The Band Savanas

Does anyone remember the band called the Savanas? Graham Jeffrey was the band's lead singer, they were very popular in Dartford back in the late fifties. Graham lived in Dartford at #7 Moorland Ave and ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Gary Jeffrey

Entree Into That Green And Pleasant Land.

My name was Jeannette Turner. In about 1936 my mother father and self-age 3 moved from the Eastend of London, via first moving into 46, Hillingdon Road Barnhurst, to stay with my recently widowed Auntie ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford

Memories Of Dartford

I was born in Marcet Road in 1959 and attended West Hill Primary School. I failed my 11 plus and went the Dartford West but moved in the first year to Dartford Technical High School in Willmington. Shortly after my family ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford

West Hill Lodge

Does anyone remember West Hill Lodge, the house on the corner of Stanham Road and Dartford Road, with wonderful fake Elizabethan chimneys? I lived there from 1950 until 1961, when sadly my father sold it, with the two houses ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Rosie Nunn

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