Isle of Grain, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Isle of Grain and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

St James' Road

I lived at number 14 from 1952 until about 1961. I used to walk to the post office, run by a Mr Green, to get my Mum's cigarettes and sometimes in the summer an homemade ice lolly, ...Read full memory

A memory of Isle of Grain

Grain Fort

After the war in 1946 my father, a sergeant in the MPSC, was transfered to Darland camp in Gillingham but as there were no married quarters available there we, as a family, were ...Read full memory

Childhood At Grain

After WW2 my father was posted to the firing range at Yantlet , Grain. When he left the army he was a caretaker at Grain Fort before working at the new oil refinery. My brother ...Read full memory

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