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Leigh, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Photo Books on Leigh

Browse 64 photo books on Leigh and the surrounding area.

Game Keeper

My Grandfather's name was Gerald Arthur Seale, his father was game keeper at Halls Place in the late 1800's and early 1900's and his name was Gerald Walter Seale, I beleive that he lived in the Keeper's Cottage on the estate. My mother Violet Henson nee Seale remembered visiting Keeper's Cottage when she was young.

A memory of Leigh by Bryan Henson

Also From Tonbridge

I also came from Tonbridge, went to the Slade in the 1960s and then on to Hugh Christie in the late 1960s and left in 1976. I also live in Australia. During the 1970s I was a Teddyboy, I still am today. I used to go to the teen and twenty, we were always in the Star cafe, we pretty much turned it into a Teddyboy cafe, ...Read full memory

A memory of Leigh by Dave Burke

The Green Leigh

I am unsure of the date my sister Grace married Bill Hallett and lived on the Green Leigh Village. My name is Daphne Russell, nee Hooker. My sister also being Grace Hooker before marriage.  My nephews still live in the area.  I am in Australia and have wonderful memories. We came from Tonbridge. I was a telephone operator at Tunbridge Wells.