Memories of Dartford

Dartford Heath

I lived with my family at 19, Blackmans Close, Dartford in the late 1940's. As kids we spent a lot of time at Dartford Heath. After the war I remember seeing nissan huts for German prisoners of war at the Heath. I recall ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Barb Lucey

Mildred Close

Hi Jane Are your a sister of James? (or Jimmy Lawrence). He used to live in Colney Road, just around the corner from where I lived in the late 1950s to mid 1960s. I remember playing on our pogo sticks, and seeing who could do ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Susan Howard

Boys Brigade

I was in the Lifebouys and then the Boys Brigade at the YMCA on Westhill between 1948 - 1954. I played the bugle in the band. I was good friends with Clive Marriot and I remember the Fitchet twins and their brothers. There was ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Ted Stock

Greenery Cafe

I lived in Farningham, but being a teenager, came to Dartford for entertainment. I also went to Dartford Grammar School until 1959 and my best friends were Veronica Gill and Jennifer Yates - Jennifer's parents owned a little ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Norma Hauser

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

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

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

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

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

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