Ashford, Godinton Road 1908

Ashford, Godinton Road 1908

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Memories of Ashford

Happy Days

This is the first time that I have seen what the old hospital looked like since leaving in 1969. I loved my days working at the hospital as a young nurse. The nurses home was to the right of this picture and some of the matrons offices were to the right. Happy days and happy memories.

A memory of Ashford

Christmas Eve

I can remember being taken to Ashford on Christmas Eve and visiting Rabsons toy shop in Middle Row It was a magical place for a small child and I gazed at all the toys in wonder. I can remember anxiously asking my mother whether we would be home in Pluckley before Father Christmas came!

A memory of Ashford by Gillian Barnes

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

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

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Where now heavy traffic pours both ways along this road, children played in the street early this century. The only vehicles in evidence are a cart pushed by two boys, and in the distance a bicycle being ridden.

This is an excerpt from Hythe, Romney Marsh and Ashford Photographic Memories, by Paul Harris

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