Memories of Dartford

Burnham Road Swimming Pool

I remember the pool as a teacher for the Dartford swimming club, people that were around in those days were Hazel Outram, now my wife, Jimmy Clubb, Dave Randall, Dave Watkins, other names I'm not sure of. Anybody out there? I would love to find any old photos etc of the club or swimming in the area.

A memory of Dartford by Neil Tew

Old School Mates

Hi, I attended Dartford East Secondary School from 1957 to 1961, C stream. Would be good to know what's happened to Micky Worsfold, Dave Winters, Silvia Willard, Dave King and many more.... I lived at Temple Hill and St Vincent's Rd Hope you all well. David L

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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 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

Our Ladies High School 1950 1960

I was born in 1943 and lived in Wilmington. I initially went to an infant school in Oakfield Lane, however, my mother was told by the Sisters of Charity that they should pay for me to go to a Catholic school ...Read full memory

The Pub In The Centre Of Dartford

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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford

Grt Grandfather W..E Orpin Living At Fawkham Village Kent,

I don't particularly have a memory as such. My great grandfather William Edward Orpin, lived at Hill Barn, Fawkham Village, Kent, Rural District of Dartford, Ecclesiastical Parish of ...Read full memory

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Westhill Schoolww Ii

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Ramon Lane

Dark Days Of The Second World War

Those foggy days in Dartford and the oil tanks on the street corners that produced a lot of smoke that was designed to send smoke into the atmosphere so that enemy planes could not get a visionary view of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Clive Jeffrey

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