Gillingham, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Le Fevers And Coo Op Denson 'Winkle Pickers'

I went to Gillingham Technical School in Green Street and at the end of the school day ran down Gardiner Street, making a left turn into Gillingham High Street. This picture shows my homeward view ...Read full memory

Warship Weeks Ww2

During WW2 my Grandfather Albert William Sancto (a retired dockyard cabinet maker) made a very detailed scale model of a warship but was defeated when it came to the small plane that sat on a catapult on the deck. My Father ...Read full memory

A memory of Gillingham by hachesney

Gillingham Tech

I lived in Wigmore - the prefabs - and after passing the 11+ went to the Tech. I believe this was once Rochester Tech but had now started up in Gardener Street. We were the first year to attend in Gillingham and it was also ...Read full memory