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

Childrens Home

I have been researching my family tree and have found from the 1901 Census that my great-uncle Frederick J Voller was an inmate at the 'Home for Homeless Little Boys'. This was ...Read full memory

A memory of South Darenth


I worked at the mill for a number of years.Outside the power plant was a fresh water 'well' fed I think, either from the river or from an underground artesian well. I was amazed when ...Read full memory

Little Boys Home, South Darenth

My two great uncles were at Horton Kirby Home in 1880's, aged 6 and 10. The 6 year old died of pneumonia there, and the 10 year old went into the army when he was of age. He eventually emigrated to Canada.