Isle of Grain, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

St James' Road

I lived at number 14 from 1952 until about 1961. I used to walk to the post office, run by a Mr Green, to get my Mum's cigarettes and sometimes in the summer an homemade ice lolly, a square of lemon ice on a stick. As a ...Read full memory

A memory of Isle of Grain

Childhood At Grain

After WW2 my father was posted to the firing range at Yantlet , Grain. When he left the army he was a caretaker at Grain Fort before working at the new oil refinery. My brother and I spent our pre teen years at Grain. ...Read full memory

St James Roadisle Of Grain

I used to live in 33 St James road as a child and was looking for friends from my old school, St. James Primary, when I stumbled across this site. I have fond memories of Grain, the Cat and Cracker and also the ...Read full memory