Memories of Dartford

Dartford Families

Hello to all, just a quick message asking for assistance. I am from a family line that dates back to Dartford pre-1830s. If anyone has any information on any of the following ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Darren Johnson

Fishiing Tackle Shop Lowfield Street

When my mother and I used to cycle to Dartford we would leave our bikes at the fishing tackle shop - the charge was 2d. In 1957 I worked at J.C. Beadles in Lowfield Street until the Rootes Group closed the factory.

A memory of Dartford by David Parslow

Burnham Road Swimming Pool

I remember the pool as a teacher for the Dartford swimming club, people that were around in those days were Hazel Outram, now my wife, Jimmy Clubb, Dave Randall, Dave Watkins, other names I'm not sure of. Anybody out there? I would love to find any old photos etc of the club or swimming in the area.

A memory of Dartford by Neil Tew

Wild In Dartford

I have memories of going around in a 'gang'; we called ourselves the Wizbangs and used to frequent the carousel coffee bar on East Hill.

A memory of Dartford by Allan Pennell

Dartford Heath

The Nissan huts on the heath became a teddy bear factory after the war. My aunt worked there making bears, I still have one, its been with me for 63years. Sad A. My aunt became a seamstress making nurses uniforms in Joyce Green Hospital.

Denver Road

I remember my very early years living in Denver Road, Dartford, Kent. My first school was St Mildreds College, then onto Our Lady's High School. I remember having a school photo (long ...Read full memory

A memory of Dartford by Gillian Nutt

Colney Road

I too lived in Dartford in the late fifties to mid sixties. I was born in West Hill hospital in 1957. I attended St Albans infant school and York Road junior school. I had a best friend ...Read full memory

Old School Mates

Hi, I attended Dartford East Secondary School from 1957 to 1961, C stream. Would be good to know what's happened to Micky Worsfold, Dave Winters, Silvia Willard, Dave King and many more.... I lived at Temple Hill and St Vincent's Rd Hope you all well. David L

A memory of Dartford

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

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

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