Memories of Gillingham

Le Fevers And Coo Op Denson 'Winkle Pickers'

I went to Gillingham Technical School in Green Street and at the end of the school day ran down Gardiner Street, making a left turn into Gillingham High ...Read full memory


We moved to Lyminge Close, Twydall in 1960 from our wartime built pre-fab in Wigmore when I was 15 months old. Pictured are the 'modern' post war shops but there was also an older red-brick ...Read full memory

Gillingham In The Early 70s

I am now residing in the USA but I have fond memories of Gllingham 1972-1974 It was peaceful then and a reat environment for my children. Darling banks, the lines and the strand. My children remember it also with fond memories.

A memory of Gillingham

Canterbury Street From Paget Street Downwards

shops going down towards the high street

A memory of Gillingham

Cowper Road Gillingham

My nan, Lucy Williams lived in Cowper Road, Gillingham - she was a lovely friendly lady and my sisters often stayed with her (one at a time!). They remember Gillingham Park ...Read full memory

Picnics And Butterflies

Our parents used to take us for picnics on the Banks. In those days we had nets and used to be allowed to catch the butterflies and identify them. My father taught us the ...Read full memory

World Stores (Grocery )

I worked at the shop which was World Stores general grocers. I left Woodlands Road School at age 15 at the Easter term and started working for Mr &Mrs Barton the very next day ...Read full memory

A memory of Gillingham by Jean Dennis

Gillingham Tech & The High Street C1960

I went to the Tech as well, in the 1960s before they moved to Pump Lane. Down from the school to the High Street, turn left and stood outside the Co-op, ...Read full memory

Christmas Tree On The Green.

My family lived in Charing Road. I used to get so excited when the big Christmas tree arrived on the green. When the lights were switched on, we all used to sing ...Read full memory

Gillingham Tech

I lived in Wigmore - the prefabs - and after passing the 11+ went to the Tech. I believe this was once Rochester Tech but had now started up in Gardener Street. We were the first ...Read full memory

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