Memories of Deal

Sandown Castle

My memory of Sandown Castle was that by the time we were children the sea had washed it away and all that was left were flat stones. You had to pass it to go along the sea trail to the golf ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Francesca Wellard

Canada Road Primary School

Are there any pupils out there who went to Canada Road Primary School. Walmer, Deal. Kent, U.K. in the War years of 1941 to '45? The Headmaster's name was Mr Morris, and his ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by John Ford

Amusement Arcade And Roller Skating Rink

I grew up in Deal, spent many hours in this shelter, from around 1961, it is still there today. My fondest memories of that time are: directly opposite across the ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal

I Was Born In The Shop On Left Hand Side, White Fuller (Kent)

The shop on left hand side is White Fuller (Kent) Ltd, 68 High Street, Deal. My father, Cecil Prime, was the owner. Our mother, Phyllis, my ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Francesca Wellard

Deal High Street The Other End!

I spent my youth with my family "above the shop" in Deal High Street.  My father, Morris Orchard, first worked in, then inherited, the family shoe shop, which had been ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Cherry Robinson

Riceman's Fire

Riceman's fire was Sunday 6th October 1963. I am researching a book on Deal's shops and have been given the local newspaper for that week. The front page banner headline is "Deal store ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Judith Davies

Shelter

How could I forget these shelters (there were two of them)? We moved to North Deal in 1954 when I was 10. The shelter at the top of Farrier Street was nearest to me - a place to stand in a storm, ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by William Horwood

John Ford Havelock Road

I know you. You are the little boy who came skipping out of your house to tell us all that 'We had won the War'. I was born at No. 8 - all the children played together in that ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal

Childhood

Concerning Ricemans fire in Deal, Kent - Sunday 6th October 1963. Nightfall; I remember the incredible display windows, they were smashed and collapsing, a few people (including a guy who did ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Gaetan White

Lovely Deal

I spent many very happy holidays at my uncle's house, number 8 Beach Street directly behind the pub in the photo. It was an old house with very steep stairs with large ropes instead of ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Anthony Lock

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