Ramsgate, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


My greatgrandfather Giles Chandler ran a small fleet of fishing smacks from Ramsgate harbour in late 1800s and early 1900s. The Progress, Peace and Spray were some of them. The Progress was ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by Pat Mills

Manston Usaf Base

I used to live in and around London Road, Ramsgate. One of my playmates had a crewcut and was from Texas as his father piloted Shooting Star jet fighters at nearby RAF Manston. We ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate

Usaf At Manston In The 1950s

My memory refers to Manston Airport when the USAF were there in the 50's. We had a summer holiday home and every year there was a new set of American children to play ...Read full memory

A memory of Ramsgate by Coral Kite

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