Dover, The Beach 1890

Memories of Dover

Meal At The Dover Stage.

When my grandfather came down from Liverpool to visit me and my parents in '59, we went for a meal at the Dover Stage. It was one of the most delicious, satisfying meals I've ever had. Can still remember the sense of the taste now, even though I can't remember what the meal consisted of!

A memory of Dover by John Dixon

Fools Gold And Castles

I can look back to sunny days and my uncle helping us to collect fools gold at St Margaret at Cliff. Auntie Alice would pack up a picnic and we would take a ride in the car (I can't remember what type) and we would sit ...Read full memory

A memory of Dover by Jane Mansfield

This Was The In Place When I Was 18

I remember this as being the place to go when we were out for the evening. We used to drink vodka and lime and think we were really cool. It used to get packed out and was really modern and trendy in it's day.

A memory of Dover by Frankie Hilary

1945 To 1966

My grandparents, Jabez Smith and Kate his wife owned the post office in Coombe Valley Road, formerly Union Road, before and during the war. Their daughter Rose Moss (my Mother) ran it from the age of sixteen. They also owned and ...Read full memory

A memory of Dover by Ken Moss
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This picture shifts the scene down to the beach; we are looking east to the castle and the chalk cliffs. Pleasure boats are in evidence, and holidaymakers are clearly enjoying a day in the Victorian sunshine.

This is an excerpt from Kent Photographic Memories, by Helen Livingston

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