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.

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

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

Woods Fish & Chip Shop

I remember going to Wood's Fish & Chip shop on our way home from Mascalls School and getting 4d (old pennies) of chips and eating them whilst walking to catch the train to Marden. Does anyone know where the Piggery was behind Mascalls?? I think it was in Chantlers Hill and may have been owned by the Smitherman's. I ...Read full memory