Dymchurch, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Dymchurch and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Growing Up In Dymchurch In The 1950s

I lived in Marshlands during the 1950s and started school there, Miss Weth was the headmistress and my favourite teacher was Mrs Nichols. I moved away in 1960 but still remember a lot of my friends names ...Read full memory

A memory of Dymchurch by Tony Beacroft

Discovering Dymchurch

The first time I went to Dymchurch was with my mother, stepfather, brothers and sister. We stayed at Pippers Field Caravan Park. Discovering Dymchurch, there was a desterted holiday camp with all the windows smashed. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dymchurch

The Victoria Hotel. Dymchurch

My sister Marjorie Andrew and her husband Ralph had the Vic between 1940 and 1950. I lived in Yorkshire and visited every year during the summer holidays and I loved the place. I did read that it had been ...Read full memory

A memory of Dymchurch by Terry King