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Otford, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Childhood In Knatts Valley

I was born in Knatts Valley, in a bungalow belonging to George and Elsie Lines of Lynwood, friends of my mother and father. George became my Godfather, and one of my names is also George. I was supposed to have been born at Lavendale but it was not yet fully built. My Grandparents, Tom and Kate Griffiths ...Read full memory

A memory of Otford by Rod Duffy

Eagleton Family Living In Otford

My Grandparents, Thomas & Marie Eagleton lived at The Charne in Otford. As a child I would always play amongst the weeping willows that grew by their house. My grandad would take me for long walks across the fields where we would occasionally pick corn on the cob and even some hops. We would search for owl ...Read full memory