Memories of Dartford

Bus Stops And J E Halls

Temple Hill was our playground in the 1960s and 1970s. There was the old Puffing Billy where we all met on the estate and we had play schemes on. Does anyone remember this, the ...Read full memory

Graham Jeffrey And The Band Savanas

Does anyone remember the band called the Savanas? Graham Jeffrey was the band's lead singer, they were very popular in Dartford back in the late fifties. Graham ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Gary Jeffrey

Gillian Vidgen

I lived in the prefabs at 13 Meadowside from 1947 to 1955. When I was 9 years old I moved to Linden Ave on the tree estate. I went to Oakfield primary where I had the best teacher Mr ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Gillian Davies

Dark Days Of The Second World War

Those foggy days in Dartford and the oil tanks on the street corners that produced a lot of smoke that was designed to send smoke into the atmosphere so that enemy ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Clive Jeffrey

Dartford West Central School 1950s

Is there anyone from Dartford who remembers any one of these names: Brian Robinson, Dave Simmons, Dave McWilliam? These guys attended Dartford West Central School in the 1950s, it would be great if I could find some connection from the 1950s. Clive Jeffrey, Canada.

A memory of Dartford by Clive Jeffrey

Mildred Close

Hi Jane Are your a sister of James? (or Jimmy Lawrence). He used to live in Colney Road, just around the corner from where I lived in the late 1950s to mid 1960s. I remember playing ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Susan Howard

Living In Dartford 1942 To 1953

I went to Our Ladies High School on Dartford Heath. I remember Sister Clare. I remember playing on Dartford Heath as our playground. I have gone back to look for the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by penysal

Growing Up In Dartford In The 70's/80's

I was born in 1972 and grew up in Dartford, not leaving until i went to uni in 1990. It was never the most picturesque of towns but none-the-less a great place ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Sarah Lyman

Dartford East Secondary Modern School 1950 55

Hello, I was born at Franks Hall in Horten, Kirby in 1940, moved to Dartfod 1941, to Waldeck Road and went to St Albans Infants then York Road Juniors ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Brian Trimmer

Our Ladies High School 1950 1960

I was born in 1943 and lived in Wilmington. I initially went to an infant school in Oakfield Lane, however, my mother was told by the Sisters of Charity that they ...Read full memory

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