Dymchurch, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My First Home

I was born in one of the cottages behind the coach in the photograph. Lots of good memories

A Long Happy Association

My family has had a long association with Dymchurch since the 1890s, first at Barn House and later at Grantchester Cottage in Sycamore Gardens. Six of my family are buried in the churchyard and two are named on the ...Read full memory

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