Ashford, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Toffee Apple Man

Does anyone remember the toffee apple man? He used to push a bike around with a tray on the front, crammed with toffee apples, always rang a hand bell so you knew he was on his way.

A memory of Ashford by Scott Lepine

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Ashford by Richard Lee

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