Farningham, The Bridge And Lion Hotel c.1955
Memories of Farningham
I have very happy memories of Farningham. I Joined my family, mum & dad, an elder brother and sister, and baby brother at West Kingsdown, after living with my grandmother for some time, I was aged six. This was in 1949. Mum and Dad used to take us on Sunday's and Thursday evenings to the Kingom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at ...Read full memory
Me and my partner, Michael, moved in to number 1 Lion Cottages in March 2012. We love the house and its history, the village is quaint and idyllic, a perfect setting. Michael is 6 foot tall and cannot stand up in all areas of the house, but this adds to the character, a small sacrifice to make.
We currently live in this house, or to be correct the two cottages on the left which have been knocked through and made one, and luckily now with Central heating is quite warm and cosy. Like Mike and Rachael next door whom have also posted on this site, we also moved in in 2012, we love it, the views, surroundings, great neighbours, ...Read full memory
This house was where my grandma grew up, and her father before her. Her father was a gardener and her mother was a seamstress, she grew up to be a nurse. She currently lives in Bromley and is now 72 and has been married for over 50 years. She used to tell us tales of how the cottage regularly flooded ...Read full memory