Herne Bay, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Pear Tree Farm

My dads family the "Boltons" lived on a farm called Pear Tree Farm. I thought from memory they owned it but now after research I think they just lived there as workers? I remember walking down a country lane not far from there ...Read full memory

A memory of Herne Bay by Hazel Bolton

Send In The Clowns!!

I remember being taken to see a clown here. I think his name might have been Coco. It is lovely that there are still children's entertainments in exactly the same spot!  It's a roundabout and trampolines now though.

A memory of Herne Bay by Jean Dale

My Herne Bay Memories

I first got to know Herne Bay in the Second World War as my parents used to send me there from where we lived in Feltham to stay with my grandparents on my mum's side to give me a rest from the bombing. In later years ...Read full memory

A memory of Herne Bay by Ralph Burton