Gillingham, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Gillingham In The Early 70s

I am now residing in the USA but I have fond memories of Gllingham 1972-1974 It was peaceful then and a reat environment for my children. Darling banks, the lines and the strand. My children remember it also with fond memories.

A memory of Gillingham

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 with the Le Fevers store on the left (later purchased by Debenhams) and the station in the distance. ...Read full memory

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 the first time you could go to a Technical school at 11 (used to be 13). As the first group we had ...Read full memory