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Paddock Wood, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Paddock Wood Huts

Not sure how long I went with my grandparents, then when they passed away my parents, but I was born in 1941 and I know we were still going there until we migrated to Australia in 1961. We 'lived' in the first hut on the right as we walked over a small bridge onto the common, double storey, and mattresses of straw which ...Read full memory

A memory of Paddock Wood

Maidstone Rd And Other Memories

I remember visiting the mill many years ago as my mother had an uncle who worked there, and often went into the house on the right which then was the mill´s offices. Everyone used to buy Viv Wood's fish and chips wrapped up in newspaper, they were really delicious. I was at school with Margaret the ...Read full memory

Burnt Boy

while hop picking with my parents at a farm in paddock wood in the early 1950s i was badley burnt when a petrol stove exploded farm name not rememberd spent 6 months in the burns unit at a hospital in east grinstead i wonder if anybody remembers this event roy furze