Westgate on Sea, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Childhood Memories In The 1950s And 1960s

I was born in Dartford and at the age of three I was adopted and brought up in Westgate. I can recall the good old days of the steam trains running ...Read full memory

Westgate On Sea Holidays In The 1960s

My parents took myself and my late brother to Westgate on Sea almost every Easter from 1959 to 1971. Living in west London we caught the 2.40pm train from ...Read full memory

Westgate Colour Centre And Domestic Stores 1963 1970

My father Robert Williams, owned and ran a hardware shop in St Mildreds Road from 1963 until his death in 1977. His three sons, of which I ...Read full memory

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