Memories of Dartford

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

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

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

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

Dartford

Is West Hill Hospital still at the top of West Hill? And do some of you remember the trams going from the Dartford libary and up West Hill? I cannot remember how far they went to.

A memory of Dartford by Danny Bowman

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

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

Old Datford

I was born in Wimot Road in 1939 at the Maiden Lane end. We lived there until 1948 when we moved to Willow Road where I lived until I got married in 1961. We moved to Temple Hill after a couple of years at Downs Farm off of Fleet ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Ted Stock

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

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