Memories of Deal

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

Sholden Kent Near Deal Kent. 1810 91 Norris Marsh & Berwick Family

George James Norris and his wife Charlotte, nee Halliday, lived at Alders, Sholden with their 5 children in 1891. Miss Sarah Norrice who ...Read full memory

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Happy Days.

I was 16 yrs old when I moved to Deal with my parents; we moved into a lovely old house in Cowper Road. I soon made friends. I used to go into a coffee bar called The Good Intent, it was ...Read full memory

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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

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

Thomas Barwick

Perhaps you would like to know more about Thomas Barwick. Sarah Goodborn was Thomas' s second wife and was possibly the sister of his first wife, Eliza Goodborn, who appears to have died in ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Helen Middleditch

Ace School Of Ballroom Dancing

The 'Ace Ballroom School of Dancing' was for many a young person the first time they had expeienced the close up contact with the opposite sex, I remember the beginning of ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by John Ford

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

Deal By Deafault!

My wife spent many happy summers in Deal and Walmer with cousins/aunties/uncles/gran/gran-dad when on holiday from Swindon. She never stops talking about the Glen and mimicking her Welsh ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Jeff Andrews

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