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

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

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

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

A memory of Deal

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

Deal Promenade 1910

In  my young days the greater part of the Prom was crowded with fishing boats. My grandfather, Ted Smith, often purchased the whole of a boatmens' catch. An entry in  his old ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal by Herbert Piddock

Memories

My parents were married here on 13th January 1945. The church is at the bottom of Rectory road, which is where I lived and I used to go to the service on Sundays. I remember being given a ...Read full memory

A memory of Deal

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

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

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