Ashford, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

51 Hempstead Street

I was born in Dover, but my mum was Welsh and we moved back to her home town when I was small. However, every year we would visit my dad's relatives in Kent (mainly Ashford). My ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford

Sainsburys And Hudsons

I also remember going into Sainsburys as a child in the 1960s when it was halfway up the High Street on the left, it had metal racks on the front of the counters to rest shopping ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford by Richard Lee

Roman Catholic Church 1908 60333p

This photo was taken from Western Avenue when it was a through road from Godington Road. Western Avenue was turned into a Cul-de-Sac when National Schools were replaced by new buildings in the 1990s and the road closed to through traffic.

A memory of Ashford by Peter Oliver

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