Ebbw Vale, Gwent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

St Mary's, Gravesend

I think it was about 1970 /71 that I worked in a children's home in Gravesend, I am sure this was called St Mary's, it was a big old building run by nuns near Eco Square. Has anyone got any info on this home or photos? ...Read full memory

A memory of Gravesend by Pam Turley

Albert Card

Hi Nita, I remember your uncle! My Dad was in both Northfleet and Gravesend bands and they regularly had 'socials'. Your uncle, Albert Card, was often the Master of Ceremonies (MC) at these 'do's'. He was a very smart, dapper man ...Read full memory

A memory of Gravesend by dorstep

St.Marys Parrock Rd, Gravesend Kent.

I too, was a resident at St Mary's. I went there from St Anne's, Brighton when I was about 6 in 1949 and I left in 1956/57. At that time I was known as Michael Murray. I remember playing in the Shed, it was ...Read full memory

A memory of Gravesend by John Murray