Eastry, Sandwich Hill c.1960

Eastry, Sandwich Hill c.1960

Neg. E154023

Memories of Eastry

Ladd Family 1878

My grandfather Ernest Ladd, born Eastry 1878, is buried in the churchyard. Although as a child when visiting my grandmother we would tend the grave and put flowers on it, I only have a vague recollection of its location. My ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Carole Jewett

Where, But These Are Hammil Bricks

There are plenty of brick walls along most country lanes and so I am having trouble placing this. It might be near to Selson Farm which is actually not too far from Hammill brickworks. The clay under the chalk ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

Stage Coach Village

Eastry has a Roman Road through it but was also important as a place where we imagine important people stopped on the drive between Dover and Sandwich, the Cinque Ports. The Bull Pub on the left behind the trees, had a ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

The Cross

Most of the names state the obvious. This is an important crossroad. Turn right to go to Mill Green along Mill Lane. Turn left to go to Vye's Stores (pre-1960) and then to the Church in Church Lane or down Brook Lane, where we assume ...Read full memory

A memory of Eastry by Michael Mitchell

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